Chittering Under the Stars | 7th November 2020

Chittering Under the Stars | 7th November 2020

Please note that this event has sold out. We're running some other great country stargazing events though, check them out here.  Take a journey through the Universe and discover the stars with laser pointer tour of the night sky. Look through telescopes to see...

Coorow Stargazing Night | 14th November 2020

Coorow Stargazing Night | 14th November 2020

The magic of the night sky and Coorow's breathtaking Milky Way will inspire and amaze you! Discover the stars with a laser pointer tour of the night sky. Look through telescopes to see star clusters, Jupiter, Saturn, Magellanic Clouds and more! Details When: 7:00pm -...

Saturn, Jupiter & the Moon | 17th & 21st December

Saturn, Jupiter & the Moon | 17th & 21st December

We're in for a real treat with Saturn, Jupiter and the Moon. These three celestial objects have been grouping together once a month for since May. There have been some spectacular views. When's the next opportunity to see this special conjunction? When to look: 8pm on...

Blue Moon

Blue Moon

A Blue Moon is the popular term for a second full Moon in a calendar month. Technically, in WA, we had our Blue Moon last month. In fact it was a Blue "Minimoon"! Everyone else in Australia celebrates a Blue Moon this month. Why the difference? The full Moon is...

Uranus at Opposition | 1st November

Uranus at Opposition | 1st November

If you have a telescope with a high magnification, it's worth trying to see if you can see the green/blue disc of Uranus. This month on the 1st, Uranus is at opposition. “Opposition” is a word that astronomers often use. A planet is said to be in “opposition” when it...

Andromeda Galaxy | 5th-18th November

Andromeda Galaxy | 5th-18th November

Andromeda is in our galactic neighbourhood of local galaxies. It’s 2.5 million light years away and they say it is the most distant object visible to the human eye!  With the weather warming up, now is a great time to get out under a dark sky and explore your...

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, they...

Last Quarter

8 November

New Moon

15 November

First Quarter

22 November

Full Moon

30 November
Rises 7:05pm