Winter (or Summer) Solstice

Happy Winter (or Summer) SolsticeOur Winter Solstice – Shortest Day of the Year - Monday, 21 June 2021 at 1:32 pm AEST or 03:32 UTC. It also marks the shortest…

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Blood Moon May 26

This month offers a treat for even the most casual of stargazers: a total lunar eclipse, visible from start to end across Australia and New Zealand! This is a potentially great eclipse for…

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Eta Aquarid Meteor Shower

The Eta Aquariids are a meteor shower associated with Halley's Comet. The shower is visible from about April 19 to about May 28 each year with peak activity on or…

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Still heaps to see in April Night Skies

We’re halfway through April, but amateur astronomers and backyard sky gazers still have some spectacles to look forward to in the nighttime sky. Starting on the 16th of April, the…

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