Tea With Venus | 8th-24th November

Tea With Venus | 8th-24th November

From the 8th November through to the 24th, Venus is making a complete transit across a familiar asterism, the Teapot! Formally recognised as a part of the constellation of Sagittarius, the teapot is easily identifiable, and even more so as the bright Venus makes its...

Micromoon | 19th November & 19th December

Micromoon | 19th November & 19th December

You’ve probably heard about “Supermoons”, a phenomenon where the moon appears larger than normal, but how about a “Micromoon”? The Moon’s orbit around Earth is slightly oval shaped or elliptical. So, every month there’s a time when the Moon is at its closest distance...

Andromeda Galaxy | 25th October – 6th November

Andromeda Galaxy | 25th October – 6th 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 Universe....

Scorpius | Spring

Scorpius | Spring

Scorpius, more commonly referred to as Scorpio, is a large constellation that actually looks like its namesake! Sometimes it’s quite difficult to make out the shape of constellations, but you should have some success with Scorpius! It is visible all through spring...

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...

New Moon

5 November

First Quarter

11 November

Full Moon

19 November
Rises 6:57pm

Last Quarter

27 November