Milky Way

Skynotes is a monthly newsletter that describes where to find the brightest planets in the night sky, provides details on the constellations and meteor showers visible each month, and highlights recent astronomical discoveries or upcoming events at the Melbourne Planetarium.

Looking for Moon Phases or Rise and Set Times?

We recommend visiting, which provides comprehensive information on the sky in Melbourne. 

Moon Phases: 

Rise and Set Times:

Subscribe to Skynotes

If you'd like Skynotes emailed to you each month, email us with your address. Or you can subscribe to the RSS feed.