Quadrantids Meteor Shower

The Quadrantids is a strong and consistent northern shower. They are difficult for southern observers, with the radiant below the early morning north-eastern horizon. If observing before dawn, you may…

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January 2022 Skies

We might not have the Milky Way overhead in summer and the nights are much shorter and you need to go out later, but we certainly have some great things to see in the southern skies.

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The Moon this Month – December 2021

(All times are in Australian Eastern Daylight Time) New Moon:                    06:00 pm December 4th First Quarter:                 Noon December 11th Full Moon:                      03:00 pm December 19th Last quarter:…

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Meteor Showers in December

A casual observer may watch the sky at night and see 3 to 5 sporadic meteors per hour. However, on some nights, this number may increase markedly, and on projecting…

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