Observations

Category: Monthly sky guides

March 2008 night sky guide and podcast

March 1, 2008

To help you learn about the southern night sky, Sydney Observatory provides a night sky star map or chart for each month of the year. We also provide an audio guide of the month’s night sky, presented by one of Sydney Observatory astronomy experts.

February 2008 night sky guide and podcast

February 1, 2008

To help you learn about the southern night sky, Sydney Observatory provides a night sky star map or chart for each month of the year. We also provide an audio guide of the month’s night sky, presented by one of Sydney Observatory astronomy experts.

January 2008 night sky guide and podcast

January 1, 2008

To help you learn about the southern night sky, Sydney Observatory provides a night sky star map or chart for each month of the year. We also provide an audio guide of the month’s night sky, presented by one of Sydney Observatory astronomy experts.

December 2007 night sky guide and podcast

November 30, 2007

To help you learn about the southern night sky, Sydney Observatory provides a night sky star map or chart for each month of the year. We also provide an audio guide of the month’s night sky, presented by one of Sydney Observatory astronomy experts.

November 2007 night sky guide and podcast

October 31, 2007

To help you learn about the southern night sky, Sydney Observatory provides a night sky star map or chart for each month of the year. We also provide an audio guide of the month’s night sky, presented by one of Sydney Observatory astronomy experts.

October 2007 night sky guide and podcast

September 27, 2007

To help you learn about the southern night sky, Sydney Observatory provides a night sky star map or chart for each month of the year (see the link below). We also provide an audio guide of the month’s night sky, presented by one of Sydney Observatory astronomy experts (this link also below).

September 2007 night sky guide and podcast

August 30, 2007

To help you learn about the southern night sky, Sydney Observatory provides a night sky star map or chart for each month of the year (see the link below). We also provide an audio guide of the month’s night sky, presented by one of Sydney Observatory astronomy experts (this link also below).

August 2007 night sky guide and podcast

July 31, 2007

To help you learn about the southern night sky, Sydney Observatory provides a night sky star map or chart for each month of the year (see the link below). We also provide an audio guide of the month’s night sky, presented by one of Sydney Observatory astronomy experts (this link also below).

July 2007 night sky guide and podcast

June 28, 2007

To help you learn about the southern night sky, Sydney Observatory provides a night sky star map or chart for each month of the year (see the link below). We also provide an audio guide of the month’s night sky, presented by one of Sydney Observatory astronomy experts (this link also below).

June 2007 night sky guide and podcast

June 1, 2007

To help you learn about the southern night sky, Sydney Observatory provides a night sky star map or chart for each month of the year (see below). We also provide a complementary audio guide of the month’s night sky (also below), presented by one of Sydney Observatory astronomy experts.

May 2007 night sky guide and podcast

April 30, 2007

To help you learn about the southern night sky, Sydney Observatory provides a night sky star map or chart for each month of the year (see below). We also provide a complementary audio guide of the month’s night sky (also below), presented by one of Sydney Observatory astronomy experts.

April 2007 night sky guide and podcast

March 29, 2007

To help you learn about the southern night sky, Sydney Observatory provides a night sky star map or chart for each month of the year (see below). We also provide a complementary audio guide of the month’s night sky (also below), presented by one of Sydney Observatory astronomy experts.

March 2007 night sky guide and podcast

March 5, 2007

To help you learn about the southern night sky, Sydney Observatory provides a night sky star map or chart for each month of the year (see below). We also provide a complementary audio guide of the month's night sky (also below), presented by one of Sydney Observatory astronomy experts.

February 2007 night sky guide and podcast

January 31, 2007

Download the full resolution February 2007 sky map below Dr Nick Lomb, Sydney Observatory Curator of Astronomy tells us that February is a good month to see the constellations of the Southern Cross, Orion and Gemini.

January 2007 Night Sky Guide and podcast

December 21, 2006

Download the full resolution January 2007 sky map below In the audio guide for January 2007 - which is particularly rich in information, with much to see in the night sky - Sydney Observatory curator of astronomy, Dr Nick Lomb tells us that the best time to look at the night sky this month is when there is no Moon or the Moon is not too bright - from 11 January when the Moon is at last quarter to 26 January when the Moon is at first quarter and starting to be bright again.