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Free monthly Australian night sky audio guides, produced by Sydney Observatory.

Australian monthly night sky guides Sydney Observatory

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Free monthly Australian night sky audio guides, produced by Sydney Observatory.

    January 2020 night sky guide for the Southern Hemisphere

    January 2020 night sky guide for the Southern Hemisphere

    This month, learn how to find the summer constellations of Orion, Canis Major and Taurus. Tour the Milky Way galaxy from the Southern Cross to Auriga in the north and discover the brightest stars in the sky. Andrew also tells us how to find the planets Mars, Jupiter and Saturn in the morning sky with the help of the Moon. And what are the celestial highlights to look out for during the year of 2020.

    • 32 min
    December 2019 night sky guide for the Southern Hemisphere

    December 2019 night sky guide for the Southern Hemisphere

    This month, Geoffrey Wyatt is going to talk to you about what’s visible in the sky for the month of December.

    • 29 min
    November 2019 night sky guide for the Southern Hemisphere

    November 2019 night sky guide for the Southern Hemisphere

    This month, Melissa shows us where to find the constellations Pegasus, Orion and Taurus, and the star clusters, Hyades and Pleiades, and best times to see the planets Saturn, Jupiter, Venus and Mars.

    • 16 min
    October 2019 night sky guide for the Southern Hemisphere

    October 2019 night sky guide for the Southern Hemisphere

    This month, learn how to find the South Celestial Pole, and where to find the Southern Cross and the Pointer stars, the bright star Antares at the heart of Scorpius and a pair of galaxies - the Large and Small Magellanic Clouds. Andrew also tells us how to find Mercury, Venus, Jupiter and Saturn in the evening sky and what the crew of Apollo 11 did when they visited Sydney 50 years ago.

    • 33 min
    September 2019 night sky guide for the Southern Hemisphere

    September 2019 night sky guide for the Southern Hemisphere

    This month, go on a journey through September's beautiful night sky with Geoff Wyatt, Sydney Observatory’s Education Program Producer and longtime watcher of the sky.

    • 25 min
    August 2019 night sky guide for the Southern Hemisphere

    August 2019 night sky guide for the Southern Hemisphere

    This month Melissa suggests stars and constellations to look out for this month including Scorpius, with the red star at its heart, Antares; Sagittarius (which looks more like a teapot than a centaur); Crux - more commonly known as the Southern Cross; and Ophiuchus, the 13th sign of the zodiac! Mel also tells us the best times and dates to see the planets Jupiter, Saturn and Mercury.

    • 17 min

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