Tag Archives: Milky Way

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Cathedral Rocks

It’s here! The Milky Way is up and it’s as beautiful as ever. Last minute decision to head out, despite bad weather and lots of cloud on the horizon, I headed south down the coast […]

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Riverina, NSW Australia

The Milky Way sets over the horizon on this spectacular clear night. I couldn’t believe my luck when I saw this beautiful spooky tree just standing there with the outline of the Milky Way balancing […]

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Eye Candy

There’s just so much to see I don’t know where to start. It was hard enough coming up with a title. The Main Attractions are: – The Large and Small Magellanic Clouds (galaxies really) – […]

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The Emu in the Sky

If you look up into the sky tonight, you can still spot the Emu in the Sky. You’ve almost certainly been looking at it all your life, but you’ve probably never seen it. The Emu […]

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The Church – Under the Milky Way Tonight

Tiny little place called Yarra along the Hume highway between Goulburn and Yass, New South Wales.  

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Outback Walkabout

It’s all about finding your space…

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North and South

Another amazing night with bright airglow and a hint of southern borealis or wishful thinking. Anyhow those colours weren’t visible to the naked eye, but you quickly realize when you’re out here standing under it why […]

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Crazy Airglow

Airglow (also called nightglow) is a faint emission of light by a planetary atmosphere. In the case of Earth’s atmosphere, this optical phenomenon causes the night sky never to be completely dark, even after the […]

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Planetary Conjunction

The star Antares, with planets Mars and Saturn form a distinctive triangle in the sky, and just below it you can also see comet which appears as a bluey green dot (later found out it’s actually called 252P/LINEAR). The moon […]

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Outskirts

Snuck out for a short 2 hour drive last night, just far enough from Sydney to see the Milky Way. I would’ve spent more time out but it was bloody freezing! Winter is coming, bring […]

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