Venus & the Crescent Moon Sparkle | 13th December

Venus & the Crescent Moon Sparkle | 13th December

On an early morning in mid December, there's a special view of Venus and the crescent Moon.  It is early, but if you happen to be up or have set the alarm especially, find a place where you can see to the low eastern horizon and you won't be disappointed. Venus will...

Geminids Meteor Shower | 13-14th December

Geminids Meteor Shower | 13-14th December

The Geminids Meteor Shower will put on a show this year! That's because the Moon will be safely tucked away when the meteor activity peaks. Meteors or “shooting stars” are caused by debris entering Earth’s atmosphere. The debris can be as small as a grain burning up...

Christmas Stargazing | 24th December

Christmas Stargazing | 24th December

If Christmas preparations are a busy time for you, stargazing gives you time to take a breath and relax. So, head outside on Christmas Eve to do a bit of star watching. Looking at the night sky is awe-inspiring and yet peaceful and calming at the same time. It’s bound...

First Quarter

4 December

Full Moon

12 December
Rises 7:23pm

Last Quarter

19 December

New Moon

26 December