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Gas giant viewing

If you look to the stars in July, you’ll see two beautiful gas giant planets shining at their brilliant best for observing. It’s Jupiter...

See the Seven Sisters star cluster

Pleiades is a beautiful open star cluster that’s setting in the western sky after sunset. You may know it more commonly as the Seven...

Astronomical adventures!

This celestial year is packed with many marvellous views and the team at Astrotourism WA enjoy guiding you on your astronomical adventures. The best...

Watching for Galaxies

Stargazing in country WA gives you an excellent opportunity to see something not normally visible under bright city lights. The Large and Small Magellanic Clouds...

Halloween Stargazing

Will you be trick and treating this Halloween? If you are, there’s some terrific stargazing in the early evening! It involves four planets and...

Hunting for gorgeous galaxies

With the weather warming up, now is a great time to get out under a dark sky and explore your Universe. Through winter the...

World-Class Stargazing

Did you know that WA is home to world-class stargazing? Our State has very low levels of artificial light pollution which makes it ideal...

Southern Delta-Aquarids Meteor Shower

This month, stargazers will be treated to the Southern Delta-Aquarids Meteor Shower. A meteor shower occurs when Earth passes through the trail of debris...

Spectacular Saturn occulted by the Moon

Viewing the planet Saturn through a telescope for the first time is often remembered as a distinctive and special moment for all! It...

Gingin beef breeds on show at annual Heifer Competition

A large crowd followed a closely fought Gingin Heifer Competition this year. The competition held on 20 April, featured 104 heifers from 15 of...

Heifer Quality on the Rise in Gingin

The annual Gingin Heifer Competition was held last week on 16 April 2015. Competition was intense with 12 local breeders bringing a high standard...
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