Tag: Partial Solar Eclipse

Next Solar Eclipse for Australia occurs in March 2016

September 13, 2015 | By | Add a Comment

Send to Kindle(Page updated 6 October 2015) The next solar eclipse visible from Australia will be a partial one (totality occurs North of Australia) and be visible from across Northern Australia on Wednesday 9 March 2016. A poster about this eclipse can be downloaded from my Free ‘Space posters’ page. The about image is courtesy of […]

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Free download: Term 2 2014 Student Astronomy Newsletter Now Available

April 14, 2014 | By | Add a Comment

The Term 2 2014 edition of my ‘Amazing Space!’ newsletter for students is now available for free download from this website. This term’s issue includes: Finder charts for Saturn. No telescope required. Constellation finder charts for the Southern Cross and Scorpius Moon phases for April – June 2014 Preview of 29 April 2014 Partial Solar Eclipse […]

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Free download: Term 1 2014 Student Astronomy Newsletter Now Available

January 8, 2014 | By | Add a Comment

The Term 1 2014 edition of my ‘Amazing Space!’ newsletter for students is now available for free download from this website. This term’s issue includes: Finder charts for Jupiter. No telescope required. Constellation finder charts for the Southern Cross and Orion Moon phases for January – March 2014 Preview of 29 April 2014 Partial Solar Eclipse […]

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Now available for free download: Solar eclipse pinhole viewer for 29 April 2014 partial solar eclipse

January 6, 2014 | By | 4 Comments

As per my 2014 Astronomy Events Calendar, we are lucky enough in Australia to have two lunar eclipses and one partial solar eclipse this year. Unlike lunar eclipses, partial solar eclipses are not safe to look directly at without the use of specialist solar filters most commonly sold by telescope shops. There are […]

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Photos from Friday’s Partial Solar Eclipse (10 May 2013)

May 11, 2013 | By | Add a Comment

Send to Kindle(Posted 11 May 2013) Yesterday, we were treated to a partial solar eclipse – or an annular eclipse if you were in a lucky,  narrow band of Northern Australia. I used my Ioptron solar telescope to webcast the eclipse from Southern Canberra (see above and below) using Ustream.tv. Unfortunately, I lost my mobile […]

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May 2013 Sky & Space Events

April 30, 2013 | By | 4 Comments

These notes are intended to provide a casual sky watcher or someone already into amateur astronomy living in Eastern Australia with a summary of what is happening in the night sky in May 2013. The finder charts have been produced for an observer based in Brisbane (Queensland, Australia) but will be useful for […]

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Solar Eclipse pinhole viewer for 10 May 2013 Solar Eclipse

December 2, 2012 | By | 4 Comments

Send to Kindle(Posted 2 December 2012) Want to observe the Friday 10 May 2013 Solar Eclipse safely but don’t have access to a specialist solar filter for your telescope or binoculars? I have prepared a solar eclipse pinhole viewer which you can freely download and use to indirectly observe the eclipse.  I have included on the […]

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Next partial solar eclipse visible from Australia on Friday 10 May 2013

November 14, 2012 | By | 2 Comments

Send to Kindle(Published 14 November 2012. Updated 26 November 2012 and 20 January 2013) After having just watched the spectacular total solar eclipse this morning from Cairns in Far North Queensland, my thoughts have turned naturally to when the next solar eclipse is visible from Australia. I have good news and bad news. The good […]

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Pinhole viewer for November 2012 Solar Eclipse

November 1, 2012 | By | 5 Comments

Send to Kindle(Posted 1 November 2012) Want to observe the Wednesday 14 November Solar Eclipse safely but don’t have access to a specialist solar filter for your telescope or binoculars? I have prepared a pinhole solar eclipse viewer which you can freely download and use to indirectly observe the eclipse. Keep in mind that even […]

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Partial Solar Eclipse visible from Tasmania this Friday

November 22, 2011 | By | Add a Comment

A partial solar eclipse will be observable this Friday from the southern tip of Tasmania using safe solar viewing techniques between approximately 6.32pm and 7.06pm Australian Eastern Daylight Savings Time (25 November 2011). Maximum eclipse is at 6.49 pm. The safest way of observing the eclipse would be to use some form of […]

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