Perth Observatory

Perth Observatory
Western Australia's oldest observatory is located 25km east of Perth in Bickley. The Observatory has served WA for 118 years and remains actively involved in the service of public education.
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Look Up: List of 2019 Astronomical Events

2019 is going to be quite the year for astronomical events! 2018 had some amazing astronomical events with the...

Perth Has Front Row Seats To The Longest Total Lunar Eclipse of This Century

Look up Saturday 28th of July as Perth will have a front-row seat to the longest total lunar eclipse this century.

Look Up: Super Blue Blood Moon Total Lunar Eclipse January 31st

On Wednesday the 31st of January the super blue blood moon will light up Perth's night sky as the Moon passes within Earth’s shadow in what’s called a total lunar eclipse.

The Supermoon Vs The Geminids Meteor Shower Perth December 13th

The Geminids Meteor Shower in Perth will peak on December 13 with best view times between 11pm and 2am.

Perth Supermoon Monday 14th of November

On Monday, November 14th we will witness the biggest and brightest Perth Supermoon in 68 years.

Is It Aliens? Signal From HD164595 Sun-Like Star Likely Something Else

Signal From Sun-Like Star Is Actually From An Earthling Satellite - says Perth Observatory On the 29th of August news reports of a "SETI signal"...

Perth, The Geminids Meteor Shower is Here!

They're nearly here, they're nearly here, the Geminids are nearly upon us! The Geminids are THE meteor shower to see in the southern hemisphere and...

The Jupiter, Venus, and Mars Conjunction

Get up early in the morning make yourself a milo, tea, or coffee and enjoy this beautiful conjunction

The Orionids Meteor Shower

In the early morning of the 22nd of October as most of us are asleep, the Orionids meteor shower will hit The Earth’s atmosphere.

Perth Supermoon Monday 28th of September

Expect to see a Supermoon Monday September 28th Photographer Jan Polczynski captured this stunning picture of the supermoon over Perth Some of you might’ve heard that...

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