Carnamah Night Sky Wonders | 25th June 2022

Carnamah Night Sky Wonders | 25th June 2022

This special event launches the amazing Astrofest Astrophotography Exhibition exhibition, showcasing images from WA’s best astrophotographers. Join us at The Exchange for refreshments as you take in the incredible nightscapes and hear why Carnamah’s world-class dark...

Star Way | 10-12 Days | Pilbara

Star Way | 10-12 Days | Pilbara

The wide-open starry night sky landscapes across the Shire of Ashburton in the Pilbara will take your breath away. Hit the open road and discover sunrises, sunsets and everything in between across Western Australia's North West. From the protected boating waters...

WA Eclipse One Year Countdown Begins

WA Eclipse One Year Countdown Begins

One year from now, Western Australia will be the best place on the planet to witness a total solar eclipse. On 20 April 2023, the area around Exmouth and the Mackerel Islands will be buzzing with visitors read to see one of nature’s most incredible shows. Tens of...

Stargazing Astrophotography Workshop|Buckland Estate

Stargazing Astrophotography Workshop|Buckland Estate

The wonderful grounds and historical homestead of Buckland Estate will be the perfect backdrop for a magical evening under the stars. Be inspired as you learn the secrets of nightscape astrophotography from helpful astrophotographers and experience Northam’s...

Giant Perenjori Planisphere Stargazing Launch | 2nd April

Giant Perenjori Planisphere Stargazing Launch | 2nd April

Ready for a stellar night under the stars in Perenjori? Use the giant Perenjori planisphere, stargaze through telescopes at the town’s new observing site. Be amazed as Astrotourism WA astronomy guides use green lasers to point out the nighttime constellations. Details...

Leonids Meteor Shower | 17th/18th November

Leonids Meteor Shower | 17th/18th November

This month, the Leonids Meteor shower will streak across our skies. This year's Leonids will not be as great as other years, with forecasts predicting up to 15 meteors per hour. The Orionids meteor shower is generated from comet Tempel-Tuttle. The shower peaks on the...

Orionids Meteor Shower | 21st/22nd October

Orionids Meteor Shower | 21st/22nd October

This month, the conditions are 'almost' perfect for viewing the Orionids Meteor shower. Stargazers can expect up to 20 meteors per hour.  The Orionids meteor shower is generated from Halley's Comet. The shower peaks on the night of the 21st/22nd of October but can be...

West Australian Space Science Doco to Air on Seven!

West Australian Space Science Doco to Air on Seven!

Get ready for a local space adventure! ‘The Hidden Universe - Discovering the Square Kilometre Array’ is a TV show that will take you on a trip across Western Australia, showcasing WA’s incredible Space Industry like you’ve never seen it before! Explore stargazing,...

Astrofest | 29th October

Astrofest | 29th October

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 astronomy and enjoy a community of stargazing...

Dark Sky Tourism In Narrogin | 27th November

Dark Sky Tourism In Narrogin | 27th November

The dark skies of Narrogin allow for fantastic views of everything the Universe has to offer. Join us for a night of stargazing under a moonless sky and take it all in! From a parade of planets in the west to the rising Seven Sisters and Orion complex in the low east,...

Wild Flowers, Wild Stars | 4 Hour Drive North of Perth

Wild Flowers, Wild Stars | 4 Hour Drive North of Perth

Take a road trip to the stars and dark skies of Western Australia's Coral Coast. Wildflowers (seasonal), coastal fun and farming heritage are your highlights by day, while the stars light up the dark skies for you to stargaze at night.  After stunning sunsets, best...

Golden Country Stars | 4 Hour Drive North East of Perth

Golden Country Stars | 4 Hour Drive North East of Perth

Escape the ordinary with this fabulous 4-day road trip. Immerse yourself in wonderful wildflowers, friendly country towns, picturesque farming landscapes, and sparkling night skies. This is a road trip of colourful golden contrasts. For additional information about...

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