Jupiter, the Eye of the Bull | 3rd July

Jupiter, the Eye of the Bull | 3rd July

If you're up early on 3rd July, you're in for a special sight in the pre-dawn sky. Jupiter appears in the constellation of Taurus and becomes the second eye of the bull! On 3rd July, there's a lot to see - first find the beautiful crescent Moon. To the left is the...

Venus Chases Mercury | 19th to 31st July

Venus Chases Mercury | 19th to 31st July

Throughout the last half of July, keep an eye to the western horizon just after sunset for a performance by the planets! Starting on the 19th, Venus will appear low on the western horizon. Mercury is the next brighter star like object a little higher above. Over...

Milky Way Galaxy | April to October

Milky Way Galaxy | April to October

Astrophotographers often refer to this time of the year, from mid-autumn to mid-spring, as 'Milky Way season'. That’s because, during this time of year, we look towards the centre or core of our Milky Way Galaxy. It’s dense with stars and stretches across the dark...

New Moon

6 July

First Quarter

14 July

Full Moon

21 July
Rises 5:17pm (AWST)

Last Quarter

28 July