Earth closest to the Sun

Earth will reach its closest point to the Sun for 2021 on January 2, at 13:51 UT which translates to 00:51 AEDT on January 3. Astronomers call this celebrated point…

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Summer Solstice

Summer solstice 2020 in Southern Hemisphere will be at 9:02pm onMonday 21 December AEDT. The ancient Celts celebrated the summer and winter solstice as the time when the day length…

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December 2020 Skies

December Skies – Don’t miss out on the Geminid Meteor Shower and the Grand Conjunction of Jupiter and Saturn! A Meteor Shower (when the Moon is not up)!  Three bright…

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The Moon at Perigee

The Moon's orbit around Earth is elliptical. The point of the orbit closest to Earth is called perigee, while the point farthest from Earth is known as apogee. The Moon…

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