Backyard observatory once part of Bendigo, Ballarat, Castlemaine rivalry

Tom O'Callaghan
By Tom O'Callaghan
Updated November 23 2021 - 6:51am, first published November 19 2021 - 3:30am
The former astronomical and meteorological observatory. Picture: SUPPLIED, TAKEN IN 2012

A BUILDING where people once looked to the heavens was part of a wider race for bragging rights between Bendigo, Ballarat and Castlemaine in the 19th century, according to a heritage application.

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Tom O'Callaghan

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