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C/2021 A1 (Leonard) – A Christmas Comet!

Come along and join in with one of nature’s spectacular events, as Comet Leonard approaches close to Earth over the lead up to Christmas.

Viewing of other objects as well. Christmas shopping in the Science Shop open until late Christmas Eve, 20% discount 17th – 24th December.

Gift vouchers are available as well.


17 Dec 2021 - 24 Dec 2021

Ballarat Municipal Observatory and Museum439 Cobden Street, Mount Pleasant, VIC 3350Get directions


The City of Ballarat acknowledges the Traditional Custodians of the land we live and work on, the Wadawurrung and Dja Dja Wurrung People, and recognises their continuing connection to the land and waterways. We pay our respects to their Elders past, present and emerging and extend this to all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People.