The Milky Way Cafe is a unique venue dedicated to viewing, discovering and learning about the night sky. It is located 12kms outside Alice Springs where the night skies are amongst the most magnificent in the World… Spirit of the Night Sky is an award-winning presentation of the southern night sky, bringing together scientific facts, practical knowledge and storytelling in an entertaining and culturally appropriate way, giving you an enthralling experience and a new perspective of your place in the Universe… Across the canvas of the Milky Way, learn how to find South using the Southern Cross and the Pointers.
Learn how to identify Planets, the Signs of the Zodiac and other constellations. Hear stories and myths from across the world… Powerful telescopes and binoculars enable you to see beyond the reaches of the naked eye to the wonders of the heavens: the craters of the Moon, the rings of Saturn, stars being born, neighbouring galaxies…
Discuss your experience over good coffee and cake in the Seven Sisters Gallery which features early Australian astronomy history, Aboriginal and western night-sky artwork, meteorites and space imagery.
Please get in touch with Spirit of the Night Sky from the Contact box on the right.