Inspiration Astronomy

What woman in her right mind would throw in her fighter pilot job?

One who is planning to go into orbit of course!

Young women in... Read more


A comet landing this week delayed this posting! The compelling live stream of this historic event was preceded by an equally persuasive, eye-... Read more

Tonight in Broken Hill, NSW, Australia, we had clear skies and warm weather. We hosted our signature Milky Way Overview sky show with about six... Read more

The #vanguards and global community who kick-started the citizen science #Arkyd project must be thrilled with the exciting times ahead for... Read more

Basic photographs taken, but brilliantly clear and memorable!

The TLE went off as expected, at the time expected, in the way expected.... Read more

Meet Stephanie Warhurst, 15, a Year 10 student at Broken Hill High School.

She is working hard in between busy school demands to crack the... Read more

Finally, a little piece of Outback Astronomy is going into space!

This is a great thing since we are in the business of astronomy. This... Read more

The latest big news is the arrival of MAVEN in the martian orbit. MAVEN means Mars Atmosphere and Volatile Evolution – the fetching name of the... Read more

Space rocks in orbit in our Solar System seem harmless enough. But every now and again they come close in orbit and give us Earthlings a surprise... Read more

There is no doubt that Outback Astronomy enjoys beautiful clear skies, free from light pollution and obstruction, eg from structures and tall... Read more