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Venus encounters the moon before dawn

October 8, 2015 | By | 2 Comments

Thanks to The Conversation website for permission to reproduce this article. Article written by: Tanya Hill, Museum Victoria Before sunrise this Friday, October 9, Venus will briefly hide behind the moon, as seen from central and eastern Australia. This rare event is known as a Lunar Occultation of Venus. For about an hour, the […]

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Download a ‘9 March 2016 Partial Solar Eclipse’ poster

September 27, 2015 | By | Add a Comment

Send to Kindle(Posted 27 September 2015) The only solar eclipse visible from Australia in 2016 will occur on the morning of Wednesday 9 March. Residents of Northern Australia will be treated to a partial solar eclipse. An eclipse will not occur for residents of Southern Australia (see poster for more specific information). To download the […]

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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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