It was 15 years ago this month that once certified member of the solar system Pluto was kicked out of the club as it was downgraded to dwarf planet status.…

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Happy Equinox

The Southern hemisphere Autumn Equinox for 2021 will occur at 8:37pm AEDT or 9:37am UT on Saturday March 20. Many cultures around the world celebrate the whole day as the…

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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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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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October Skies

No telescope necessary Check out these amazing astronomical view this October. Tonight is the full Moon and if we in the Northern Hemisphere it would be the first of 2…

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