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September 2018 night sky guide

September 3, 2018

Museum of Applied Arts and Sciences
To help you learn about the southern night sky, Sydney Observatory provides an audio guide/podcast, transcript of that audio, and a sky map or chart each month. This month's guide is presented by Geoffrey Wyatt, Sydney Observatory’s Astronomy Programs Producer.

Planets Galore

September 2, 2018

Melissa Hulbert

Kirsten Banks discusses the fabulous planets on show in our sky tonight.

International Asteroid Day 2018

June 29, 2018

Sarah Reeves
On 30 June 1908 a massive explosion occurred over Siberia flattening 2000 square kilometres of forest. The event, now known as the Tunguska impact is believed to be result of the air burst from a meteoroid disintegrating about 5-10 km above the Earth's surface.