Category: Astronomy blog

The 2016 Australasian Sky Guide is available now.

November 30, 2015

This annual publication, written by former MAAS curator Dr Nick Lomb, has been providing stargazers with everything they need to know about the southern night sky for the past 26 years. The 2016 gui

Unlocking Ancient Astronomical Knowledge

November 5, 2015

Brenan Dew is an astronomy guide at Sydney Observatory and is currently working on his PhD at Macquarie University. Below he discusses ancient astronomy and the Egyptians. In our modern society it is

November 2015 night sky guide and sky chart

November 1, 2015

To help you learn about the southern night sky, Sydney Observatory provides a guide and a sky map or chart each month. This month's guide is presented by Melissa Hulbert, Sydney Observatory’s Astron

October 2015 night sky guide and sky chart

October 1, 2015

Orionids meteor shower expected to peak on 21 October To help you learn about the southern night sky, Sydney Observatory provides a written guide and a sky map or chart each month. This month's guide