Melbourne Planetarium

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We are Astronomers

Until 31 Dec 2015

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News and views

Dawn reaches Ceres

Dawn reaches Ceres

NASA's Dawn spacecraft eases into orbit around the dwarf planet Ceres

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Useful information


Sky Maps for south-eastern Australia

Sky Maps

A monthly series that provides a guide to the stars and constellations.

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Programs & resources

Nitty Gritty and Tycho to the Moon

Nitty Gritty and Tycho to the Moon

Years F-2: This package supports F-2 school groups who are studying science in t...

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Skynotes November 2015

Skynotes November 2015

It’s worth getting up early this month – Venus, Mars and Jupiter can be found ti...

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