How to See the Total Lunar Eclipse

How to See the Total Lunar Eclipse

What a total lunar eclipse this will be! There’s good news and bad news….. The good news is that Mars will be very bright and will appear just above and to the left of the beautiful sight of the blood red Moon. Plus, the core of our Milky Way Galaxy will...
Astrofest Astrophotography Exhibition

Astrofest Astrophotography Exhibition

Astrofest Astrophotography Exhibition Times The 2018 Astrofest Astrophotography Exhibition is on tour in Western Australia. It will appear at various venues across regional WA and in Perth. If you didn’t manage to catch it at Astrofest in March, you can see it...
#DarkSkyWednesday

#DarkSkyWednesday

Light pollution is a growing problem around the world. Unnecessary bright light is being cast up into night skies and destroying views of one of our precious natural assets – our home galaxy, the Milky Way. #DarkSkyWednesday: saving the stars, one light bulb at...
Moora Speedway Mural Celebrations

Moora Speedway Mural Celebrations

An excited crowd of approximately 40 attended the celebration unveiling of the new Moora Speedway Clubroom Mural on Thursday, 1 February 2018. The artwork features the amazing Aboriginal constellation of the Emu in the Sky. Two local Yuat artists, Roberta Mippy and...
Total Lunar Eclipse Wrap Up

Total Lunar Eclipse Wrap Up

Stargazers Club WA @ Aggie’s Cottage, Dandaragan What a marvellous night for a Moon dance it was! With the lake in the background, balmy breeze, historic Aggie’s Cottage, BBQ sizzling, impromptu cricket on the lawn, friends catching up and a bit of...
Astrofest 2018

Astrofest 2018

The date for Astrofest 2018 has been announced. 5.30pm to 9.30pm, Saturday 24 March 2018 at Curtin Stadium and Edinburgh Oval, Kent Street, Bentley. Astrofest is a free family event and has been very popular with Western Australians since the first one in 2009. Every...