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The Sun now past the Southward Equinox, the Southern Hemisphere is heading into warmer weather as we approach perihelion with the Sun. 10th Moon at Apogee, furthest point from […]
September The Parker Solar Probe Team Sheds New Light on Structure, Behavior of Inner Solar System Dust. The best time to observe the dust orbiting Earth, which is known […]
June At this time of the year, as Winter embraces the Southern Hemisphere, the middle of our Milky Way galaxy in the constellation of Sagittarius, is rising in the East. […]
Tours – only occur when a request is made next Tour 24th October Discover Nocturnal Wildlife and the Amazing Universe The Ballarat Observatory and Golden Nugget Discovery Tours have […]
January Quadrantid meteor shower (QUA) Active from December 26th to January 16th. The Quadrantids have the potential to be the strongest shower of the year but usually fall short due to […]
Sunrise, Sunset & Astronomical Twilight Times Criteria Location Latitude Longitude Date Ballarat Municipal Observatory And Museum 37° 40.82′ S 143° 51.63′ E 2023 AEST Results Times Of Sunrise And Sunset […]
December 10th Moon lowest 27degrees Nth. 12th Moon at Apogee 11:30hrs AEDT, Dist. 405,870.4km. 18th Mars is rising 19:43hrs AEDT in Taurus E of Aldebaran, a very bright object, […]
2nd Saturn at mag. 0.7 rising 11:49hr AEDT, Dist. 1,442,603,653km. Tilt of Saturn’s North pole towards Earth is 15.2591 degrees. 2nd Jupiter is a brilliant evening object during November […]
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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Mt Pleasant, VIC 3350
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