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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

Broken Hill, NSW, in the heart of outback Australia is a great place to soak up space and time.

Some of the locals have taken this to the... Read more

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Workshop

  • Sunday 17 August 2014
  • 9am to 2pm
  • Robinson College, Wentworth Road, Broken Hill, NSW... Read more

World Cup fever is not just about games.

Aside from being a great time to look at the underlying science that makes the ball move, it’s a... Read more

ESA/Hubble Information Centre says it is!

In Outback NSW, here in Broken Hill, we have been lucky to observe Jupiter in our vast sky for... Read more

NASA is celebrating Earth Day 2014 by inviting citizens to post selfies from their location, anywhere in the world.

This is a great... Read more

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Part of the bigger picture for Outback Astronomy involves setting up our people (Indigenous and non-Indigenous) in new jobs and new businesses... Read more

It would be fitting one day to show the mining elders of Broken Hill, the great pioneers of mining, the future of where resources extraction is... Read more