Stargazing WA Travel Tips 2020

Stargazing WA Travel Tips 2020

Country Western Australia is perfect for stargazing. Perth is the most isolated capital city on a continent and after you escape its bright city lights, you’ll find you can see so many more stars in the night sky. That’s because the darkness away from the skyglow of...

Best Stargazing in 2020

Best Stargazing in 2020

This year promises to be spectacular for stargazing in WA. The best stargazing in 2020 is only the switch of a light bulb away! We’ve done all the research, checked through this year’s astronomy almanac, considered rising and setting times, when the Moon is up and...

Wagin Community Stargazing Evening | 16th January

Wagin Community Stargazing Evening | 16th January

Discover why Wagin is a great place for stargazing, find out about Astrotourism and learn how to use telescopes.  Be amazed at a laser guided tour of the night sky and look through telescopes to see the stars, nebula, the Magellanic Clouds and more! Details When: From...

Astronomy Tag-Along-Tour | 20th – 26th February 2020

Astronomy Tag-Along-Tour | 20th – 26th February 2020

There will be stars all the way on award-winning tour operator, Global Gypsies’, new astronomy tag-along-tour! This tour is a first of its kind for Western Australia and will be the beginning of more stargazing and astronomy tourism offerings to come. February’s...

Discover the Universe in Morawa | 22nd February

Discover the Universe in Morawa | 22nd February

Adventures in the Universe begin in Morawa! A laser guided tour of the night sky will dazzle you. Take a closer look at distant objects through telescopes. See stars, the Great Orion Nebula, Magellanic Clouds and more!  You'll discover why WA is a world-class tourism...

Star Light, Star Bright | 28th February

Star Light, Star Bright | 28th February

Find out about Astrotourism, what it means for the Shire of West Arthur and discover why Darkan is a great place for stargazing. After an introductory talk, head out to the telescopes for a laser guided tour of the night sky and see the Moon, Venus, Orion Nebula,...

Astrofest | 29th February

Astrofest | 29th February

Leap into Astrofest on 29th February 2020! This amazing event in Perth attracts over 4,000 visitors. It's free and family friendly. Dozens of big telescopes on the oval show off some wonderful views of the Universe. Join in the fun, meet amateur astronomers, talk...

Black Friday Under the Stars | 13th March

Black Friday Under the Stars | 13th March

Did you know that stargazing on a Black Friday brings good luck? We don’t know if that’s true or not but we do know that at this special Black Friday stargazing event, you’ll discover the magic that Lake Grace's starry night sky has to offer! We'll take you on a...

Chittering Under the Stars | 21st March

Chittering Under the Stars | 21st March

Take a journey through the Universe and discover the stars with a laser pointer tour of the night sky. Look through telescopes to see the stars, the Orion Nebula, Magellanic Clouds & more! Find out about Astrotourism & what it means for Chittering. Details...

Mingenew Summer Night Stars | 28th March

Mingenew Summer Night Stars | 28th March

Take a journey through the Universe. Be amazed at a laser guided tour of the night sky. Look through telescopes to see the stars, the Orion Nebula, Magellanic Clouds & more! Find out more about Astrotourism and what it means for Mingenew. You'll discover why WA is...

Set For Stargazing | 4th April

Set For Stargazing | 4th April

Astrotourism is taking off in and around Northam! At a fun, family friendly community stargazing night, find out about astrotourism and what it means for Northam. Then take a journey to the stars. Look through telescopes to see the Moon, Great Orion Nebula, Jewel Box...

Astrofest Astrophotography Competition Astrotourism WA Award

Astrofest Astrophotography Competition Astrotourism WA Award

Get your entries in for the 2020 Astrofest Astrophotography Competition! Whether you’re a new, beginner or advanced astrophotographer, all Western Australians are eligible to enter. There are a variety of Awards and Categories to enter. For the first time this year,...

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