Sunday, 9 September 2012

Parkes, New South Wales

Parks has about 14,600 people in it's area.  Parkes has a 'Dish'  which is a Radio Telescope that assisted NASA in the past.
When the late Neil Armstrong first walked on the moon in 1969 it was this telescope that broadcast the happening around the world.
We didn't stop at Parkes we stayed further down the road at Narrandera. 



 Parkes Court House


The Art on a pillar of the Court House.


'The Dish' at Parkes.

8 comments:

  1. what a very special building that is. gorgeous detail. i remember the movie they made about the dish. it was a while ago now. i'm enjoying your travels and hope you are well. :)

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  2. Hello,
    Very nice shots!! The last is very great to see!!

    Many greetings,
    Marco

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  3. The building looks great in black and white. It sure is impressive up close, we had a coffee there. Our actor SIL was in the film called "The Dish"

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    1. Different in black and white. Ok regarding the dish :)

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  4. Been to Parkes a few times my mother was born in Parkes but didn't grow up there and her father lived around the area............love the photos and knew about the dish.......saw the movie.........lol

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    1. You might have a soft spot for the Parkes area then. Plus thank you.

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