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Marvellous meteor showers

This month, stargazers will be treated to a special display from the Geminids Meteor Shower. On a dark night, away from artificial light pollution,...

Cosmic collision

Believe it or not, we are on a cosmic collision course with one of our biggest galactic neighbours, the Andromeda Galaxy. Both the Milky...

What’s that bright red star?

Have you noticed Mars rising in the east yet? It rises after 8 pm and the red planet is at its brilliant best this...

How to see Mercury!

Did you know that Mercury is visible with the naked eye? It is easy to see it this month in the early evening sky....

Teapot in the Stars

Time for a cuppa! Can you see a “Teapot” in the night sky? Yes, there’s really a teapot up there! But we haven’t found...

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...
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