Location

Pomonal_ViewFromMtCassel

We are on a dark sky site in Australia at Pomonal. A picturesque rural village on the eastern slopes of the Mt William Range which is a part of the Grampians Victoria. It is 20 km south-west of Stawell, 15 km south-east of Halls Gap and 240 km north-west of Melbourne.


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As can be seen I have very dark rural skies  at an elevation of 280mt. which is unhindered by trees and artificial light.

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The Bortle Scale is used by Astronomers to gauge the night sky’s brightness. Here at Pomonal the night sky brightness is rated around 1.4 – 1.8 which is very dark.