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...

Happy New Year Stargazing | 1st January

Happy New Year Stargazing | 1st January

What will you see on the way home from your New Year’s Eve party? There’s a stargazing treat in store for anyone who has stayed up until the small hours of the morning on New Year’s Day! On the eastern horizon two bright, red star-like objects will have risen!  One is...

How Can I see the Penumbral Lunar Eclipse? | 11th January

How Can I see the Penumbral Lunar Eclipse? | 11th January

January's eclipse of the Moon is what's known as a penumbral lunar eclipse. These are not as spectacular as a total lunar eclipse, but if you're keen there are a few things to note. A penumbral lunar eclipse is when the Sun, Earth and Moon are imperfect in their...

Magellanic Clouds | 15th-26th January

Magellanic Clouds | 15th-26th January

Holidaying in country WA gives you an excellent opportunity to see something not normally visible under bright city lights. The Large and Small Magellanic Clouds (sometimes abbreviated to LMC and SMC!) are galaxies outside of our own Milky Way Galaxy. From Earth, they...

Mars, Jupiter & the Moon | 21st & 23rd January

Mars, Jupiter & the Moon | 21st & 23rd January

In the early hours of the morning this month, two bright planets will appear with a beautiful waning crescent Moon. The view will be quite spectacular if you're able to rise early! On 21st January, Mars will appear in between the Moon and the bright red star, Antares....

First Quarter

3 January

Full Moon

11 January
Rises 8:04pm

Last Quarter

17 January

New Moon

25 January