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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

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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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January 2013 Sky & Space Events

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

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Just because it’s mentioned on Facebook doesn’t mean planetary alignment with the Giza pyramids is real

December 4, 2012 | By | Add a Comment

I had a colleague of mine email me about a supposed planetary alignment with the Giza Pyramids which happens only once in 2,737 years. According to the part of the post I was sent, it happens on 3 December local time and has something to do with the ‘…12-12-12’ Ascension. She wanted to know if […]

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November 2012 Sky & Space Events

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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 November 2012. The finder charts have been produced for an observer based in Brisbane (Queensland, Australia) but will be useful for […]

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October 2012 Sky & Space Events

September 14, 2012 | 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 October 2012. The finder charts have been produced for an observer based in Brisbane (Queensland, Australia) but will be useful for […]

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Sorry no Perseids! What about seeing Jupiter and Venus during the day?

August 12, 2012 | By | 1 Comment

With National Science Week 2012 having started today, you might want to consider stepping outside and looking at the night sky. Sadly one thing you won’t see from most of Australia is meteors from the Perseid meteor shower contrary to coverage in media coverage coming from the Northern Hemisphere (although if you are […]

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