April 2024

April 2024

Easter Stargazing | 29th March This Easter weekend, step outside on the early morning of Good Friday, March 29 2024, and treat yourself to a celestial spectacle. As dawn approaches, the night sky unveils the waning Moon positioned below Scorpius, the constellation...
December 2024

December 2024

Summer Solstice | 21st December The December Solstice, also known as the summer solstice, marks the longest day of the year in the southern hemisphere and in south-west WA. Andromeda Galaxy | October – December Andromeda is in our galactic neighbourhood of local...
January 2024

January 2024

Saturn and the Moon | 14 January From Perth, the conjunction of Saturn and the moon will be visible until around the time it sets at 21:42 Orion the Hunter Orion the Hunter is a famous summer constellation, and it is up in the early evening for you to see now....
February 2024

February 2024

Alpha Centaurid Meteor Shower | 8th-9th February The Alpha Centaurid meteor shower will be active from 28 January to 21 February, producing its peak rate of meteors around 9 February. Watch as a Star Disappears Behind the Moon | 18th February February’s moon has...
March 2024

March 2024

Easter Stargazing | 29th March This Easter weekend, step outside on the early morning of Good Friday, March 29 2024, and treat yourself to a celestial spectacle. As dawn approaches, the night sky unveils the waning Moon positioned below Scorpius, the constellation...
May 2024

May 2024

Saturn, Mars & Mercury | 5th, 6th & 7th May May’s planets are lining up for their close approaches with the moon this month, with Saturn, Mars, and Mercury getting up close and personal. Eta Aquarid Meteor Shower | 6th May The Eta Aquarid meteor shower...
June 2024

June 2024

The Moon & Mars Meet at Dawn| 3rd June What a fantastic sight this is for early morning stargazers! At 5am on the 3rd June, those with views to the very low north eastern sky will be able to see a a delightful conjunction between the Moon and our red planet,...
July 2024

July 2024

Southern Delta-Aquarids Meteor Shower | 30th July The Southern Delta Aquarids meteor shower peaks early in the morning of July 30 2024, with the best viewing around 2am. Noongar calendar six seasons: Makuru Western Australia’s Noongar Aboriginal people lived by six...
August 2024

August 2024

August’s Moon | Close approaches There is a lot to see with August’s Moon in the West Australian night sky, including close approaches with Saturn and the Pleiades. Perseids Meteor Shower | 12th August The Perseid meteor shower is active from 17 July to 24...