We begin to see the evening sky in Broken Hill brighten up with the crescent moon growing bigger until the next full moon in March.

It is a... Read more


Chinese astronomy endeavours, from the ancient to the new, are celebrated by Outback Astronomy this Chinese New Year’s Eve, 18 February 2015.... Read more


One of the advantages of experiencing a sky show under the vast outback Australia sky is the sense of perspective that is gained.

Size and... Read more

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