Although mainstream education teaches the four seasons of Spring, Summer, Autumn and Winter, Western Australia’s Noongar Aboriginal people lived by six seasons. These seasons clearly indicate change in weather. Aboriginal culture dates back tens of thousands of years...
This month the two beautiful gas giant planets, Jupiter and Saturn, will be at their brilliant best for observing. Both will be at opposition in July. "Opposition" is a word that astronomers often use. A planet is said to be in “opposition” when it is on the opposite...
The Southern delta-Aquarids Meteor Shower occurs at a good time to try and spot some meteors (or “shooting stars”). There’s no moonlight at the time of the meteor shower’s peak which makes it easier to see more meteors. The Southern delta-Aquarids Meteor Shower is...