Winners 2023 Astrofest Astrophotography Competition

Winners 2023 Astrofest Astrophotography Competition

The winners of the 2023 Astrofest Astrophotography Competition and Exhibition were announced at last month’s Astrofest held at Curtin University in Perth. The winner of the Best Astrotourism WA Nightscape Award was Virat Shah for his image entitled “Desert Dreams”....
Best Stargazing in 2024

Best Stargazing in 2024

Embark on a celestial journey with us as we explore the wonders of the night sky and the best stargazing in 2024. Discover the magic of constellations, planets, and meteor showers in settings that elevate the art of stargazing. Whether you’re a seasoned astronomer or...
Kids in Space Win

Kids in Space Win

Two primary schools from WA’s Astrotourism Towns communities have exhibited 3D modelling designs that create innovation for sustainable space development. Gascoyne Junction Remote Community School displayed concepts for the reduction of light pollution to ensure...
Winners 2022 Astrofest Astrophotography Competition

Winners 2022 Astrofest Astrophotography Competition

The 2022 Astrofest Astrophotography Competition and Exhibition was a huge success! There were 380 entries from 76 different entrants and the winners of seven awards were announced at Astrofest on 29 October 2022. Astrotourism WA sponsors the trophy for the Best...
Pilbara and Southern Wheatbelt Aim for the Stars

Pilbara and Southern Wheatbelt Aim for the Stars

Stunning locations across the Pilbara and the Southern Wheatbelt are set to be become iconic destinations for stargazing and astronomy. Over the past two years, Carol Redford from Astrotourism WA has been working with 15 innovative Local Governments to establish a...
2023 Total Solar Eclipse

2023 Total Solar Eclipse

2023 Total Solar Eclipse Exmouth in Western Australia will be one of the best places to witness a solar eclipse on 20 April 2023. What is a solar eclipse and what is special about this 2023 astronomical event? First thing to understand is that there are two main types...