Tag: Southern Hemisphere Sky Events

Watch as Venus eclipses a star tomorrow morning. Visible across Eastern Australia.

April 16, 2014 | By | 1 Comment

Send to Kindle(Posted 16 April 2014) Even if you aren’t an early riser, you might want to consider dusting off your telescope, setting your alarm clock and getting up early tomorrow morning to watch Venus eclipse (or occult) a star tomorrow morning. While you won’t need a telescope to locate Venus (it will be the […]

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This weeks upcoming predictable space and astronomy events and anniversaries (3 – 9 March 2014)

March 2, 2014 | By | Add a Comment

Posted 2 March 2014 This post is biased towards events that can be seen with the unaided eye or via the Internet. It also can only cover predictable events. Random events such as asteroid impacts won’t be listed. Where events are time specific, I have listed the events in AEST (Australian Eastern Standard Time) […]

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This weeks upcoming predictable space and astronomy events (24 February – 2 March 2014)

February 23, 2014 | By | 1 Comment

Posted 23 February 2014 This post is biased towards events that can be seen with the unaided eye or via the Internet. It also can only cover predictable events. Random events such as asteroid impacts won’t be listed. Where events are time specific, I have listed the events in AEST (Australian Eastern Standard Time) […]

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Dust off your telescope. Shadows of two Galilean moons visible on Jupiter tonight.

February 6, 2014 | By | 3 Comments

Posted 6 February 2014 Jupiter and it’s 63 moons provide Earthbound observers with a constantly changing view through a telescope. Tonight, two of Jupiter’s largest moons, Callisto and Europa will cast their shadows on Jupiter’s cloud tops. If you have a reasonable sized amateur telescope and steady skies, you should be able to […]

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This weeks upcoming predictable space and astronomy events (3 – 9 February 2014)

February 2, 2014 | By | Add a Comment

Posted 2 February 2014 This post is biased towards events that can be seen with the unaided eye or via the Internet. It also can only cover predictable events. Random events such as asteroid impacts won’t be listed. Where events are time specific, I have listed the events in AEST (Australian Eastern Standard […]

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October 2013 Sky & Space Events

October 4, 2013 | By | 8 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 October 2013. The finder charts have been produced for an observer based on the Gold Coast (Queensland, Australia) but will be […]

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September 2013 Sky & Space Events

August 25, 2013 | By | 7 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 September 2013. The finder charts have been produced for an observer based on the Gold Coast (Queensland, Australia) but will be […]

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August 2013 Sky & Space Events

August 3, 2013 | By | 1 Comment

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 August 2013. The finder charts have been produced for an observer based on the Gold Coast (Queensland, Australia) but will be […]

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July 2013 Sky & Space Events

June 22, 2013 | By | Add a Comment

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 July 2013. The finder charts have been produced for an observer based on the Gold Coast (Queensland, Australia) but will be […]

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June 2013 Sky & Space Events

June 1, 2013 | By | 3 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 June 2013. The finder charts have been produced for an observer based in Brisbane (Queensland, Australia) but will be useful for […]

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