The Moon & Mars Meet at Dawn| 3rd June

The Moon & Mars Meet at Dawn| 3rd June

What a fantastic sight this is for early morning stargazers! At 5am on the 3rd June, those with views to the very low north eastern sky will be able to see a a delightful conjunction between the Moon and our red planet, Mars! A conjunction is where two astronomical...

Winter Solstice | 21st June

Winter Solstice | 21st June

The June Solstice, also known as the winter solstice, marks the shortest day of the year in the southern hemisphere and in south-west WA.

Saturn Beside the Moon | 27th June

Saturn Beside the Moon | 27th June

Saturn will look a picture sitting next to the dark limb of the Moon in late June. You will have to stay up a little late to see it, but it will be worth it! Use the above image as a guide. Astronomical images provided by SkySafari, a Simulation Curriculum Company,...

Emu in the Sky | June

Emu in the Sky | June

The dark emu is a constellation common to many Aboriginal Astronomical people formed by the dark spaces between the Milky Way’s stars.

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 June

First Quarter

14 June

Full Moon

22 June
Rises 5.20pm (AWST)

Last Quarter

29 June