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April 8th Luna Apogee, furthest distance from Earth for the month 05:10hr AEST 404,438.8km. 8th Luna lowest altitude 27 degrees Nth. The Emu, which contains the area of the Centre […]
Federation-Adcock Telescope – wheelchair access.
In October 1998, the Ballaarat Astronomical Society (BAS) applied for a Commonwealth Grant under the Federation Community Projects Program to construct a new reflecting telescope. It was proposed that […]
March 11th Luna Apogee, furthest distance from Earth for the month 10:04hr AEDT 404,268.9km. 12th Luna lowest altitude 27 degrees North. 12th The Large Magellanic Cloud (LMC) reaches highest altitude […]
February 5th Saturn in conjunction with the Sun. 6th Luna lowest altitude 26 degrees North of the Celestial Equator. 11th The Large Magellanic Cloud (LMC) reaches highest altitude about 9.30pm […]
Sunrise, Sunset & Twilight Times Criteria Location Latitude Longitude Date Ballarat Observatory 37° 34′ S 143° 51′ E 2022 AEST Results Times Of Sunrise And Sunset Jan Feb Mar Apr […]
January At this time of the year the Great Orion Nebula is rising in the East. The Boorong call this constellation Kulkunbulla, a number of young men dancing. Just East […]
Image: Looking East, 6th May 04:00hrs AEST May 6-7th Eta Aquarid Meteor shower peaks on the afternoon of the 6th at 13:00hrs AEST, ~50 meteors /hour, travelling at 65.9km/sec. This […]
Image: Looking towards the centre of our Milky Way Galaxy. Credit: Mark Justice July At this time of the Year the spectacular heart of our Milky Way Galaxy is rising […]
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