Jupiter & Saturn at Opposition | 14th & 21st July

Jupiter & Saturn at Opposition | 14th & 21st July

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...

Southern Delta-Aquarids Meteor Shower | 29th July

Southern Delta-Aquarids Meteor Shower | 29th July

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...

Full Moon

5 July
Rises 5:29pm

Last Quarter

13 July

New Moon

21 July

First Quarter

27 July