The wonders of astronomy in a comfortableseat regardless of the time of day—or the weather!
Until 12 Jul 2015
The shortest total lunar eclipse of the century
NASA's Dawn spacecraft eases into orbit around the dwarf planet Ceres
How to see the eclipses from Melbourne.
Chariklo is the first small object found to have rings.
What's got scientists in a spin?
NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory captures the Moon passing by the Sun
Answers to common astronomy questions.
A monthly series that provides a guide to the stars and constellations.
View 2015 moon phases or choose another year from the menu at left.
Time for the Sun, Moon and five bright planets as seen from Melbourne.
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The north-west sky is full of lovely objects to spot this m...
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