Autumn Equinox | 20th March

Autumn Equinox | 20th March

What happens during equinox? The equinox marks the transition from summer to autumn in the southern hemisphere, and will have almost the same number of hours of daylight as darkness! The equinox marks several astronomical phenomena too! During the equinox, the Sun...

Great Dawn View | 29th March

Great Dawn View | 29th March

A spectacular view low to the east will be visible to stargazers towards the end of March with three planets, Mars, Venus and Saturn, very close to the Moon! Lower to the east is the bright planet Jupiter! When to look: 6am to 6:30am, 29th of March Which direction to...

Morning Planet Feast | March

Morning Planet Feast | March

Across the month of March, all five of the naked eye planets will be visible in our early morning sky! For the first half of the month, Mars, Venus, Saturn and Mercury will be visible, and for the second half, Jupiter will take the place of Mercury! From the 17th to...

Magellanic Clouds | Summer & Autumn

Magellanic Clouds | Summer & Autumn

 Travelling 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,...

New Moon

3 March

First Quarter

10 March

Full Moon

18 March
Rises 6:48pm

Last Quarter

25 March