Moon and Life on Earth

An image taken through a smartphone during one of our sessions Often in our nightly shows we look at our nearest neighbour the Moon. And we take it so much…

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November Skies

The Moon this Month The Full Moon occurred on the 1st in all states except WA. Last quarter will be on the 8th with the New Moon on the 15th…

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Taurid’s Meteor Shower

The Taurids are an annual meteor shower, associated with the comet Encke. The Taurids are actually two separate showers, with a Southern and a Northern component. The Southern Taurids originated…

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On this day – 24 October

The Danish astronomer Tycho Brahe died on October 24th, 1601. In 1901, on the 300th anniversary of his death, the bodies of Tycho Brahe and his wife Kirstine were exhumed…

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