Australian Telescope Reviews! Find The Right Telescope!

Moon Phases

Moon Phases

Jul 31, 2013

On this post, we will learn a little bit more about moon phases and how to make it delicious! Yes, we’ll make yummy moon-phases with… Oreo! This activity is perfect to keep the little one entertained while learning something new!   Why do you the crescent moon on one night and half moon on the other? Well, first of all you have to understand...

Astronomy Observation Tips

Astronomy Observation Tips

Jul 24, 2013

Observe better with our top tips!  From finding the right spot to finding comfort. Location, location! An ideal observation site is free of light pollution, contain low amounts of air pollution (fog & dust) and an open ground, located on a relatively high altitude. You might want to avoid being too close to the city or shopping district. Positioning  your...

Col. Chris Hadfield

Col. Chris Hadfield

May 29, 2013

If you haven’t heard about this man, you missed out. A lot. Chris Hadfield is a Canadian astronaut who broadcasted many videos when he was at the International Space Station (ISS). He shared his experiences in space and answer all those questions that were bugging you for a long time. Questions like: “How do you brush your teeth in space?” or...

Space Exhibition at Sydney’s Powerhouse Museum

Space Exhibition at Sydney’s Powerhouse Museum

Feb 25, 2013

  The Space exhibition started as “Space beyond this world” exhibition which opened its door in 1988. Excitement of the exhibition attracted many international space institutions to contribute. Many space technology from the United States, the Soviet Union and China were displayed. Some were loaned display materials. However, 1988 is a long...

3 Ways to Find A Perfect Star Gazing Spot

3 Ways to Find A Perfect Star Gazing Spot

Jan 19, 2013

1. Drive off Go to the country or outback for a better view of the night sky! Even an hour drive from any of Australia’s major CBD would give you that clear view. Of course the weather is something that you have to look out for too! Pick a nice spot, without many trees blocking you view. 2. Observation Centres  There are many great observation centres in...

Apophis

Apophis

Jan 14, 2013

99942 Apophis is a close-by asteroid. It was discovered on June 19, 2004, by Roy A. Tucker, David J. Tholen and Fabrizio Bernardi at the Kitt Peak National Observatory, United States. It was feared that Apophis would hit earth by 2036. According to the European Herschel Space Observatory, on the 9th of january, Apophis has made its closest pass and it...