Time lapse of the observing field at the 2018 ViCSouth StarParty by @godwardphotography. #skywatchertelescope #milkyway #skywatcheraustralia #astronomy #space #southaustralia #victoria #littledesertnationalpark #nhill ... See MoreSee Less
Landing in Australia in a couple of weeks is the latest version of the 300mm (12") F4 Sky-Watcher "Quattro" reflector.
We've seen some amazing images produced by the smaller versions of these fast reflectors. Can't wait for these to get into the hand of local astropohotgraphers and see what they can produce. ... See MoreSee Less
Reckon these young students at St Teresa’s College in Abergowrie QLD are going to be hooked on astronomy life once they get this 10" Sky-Watcher dob telescope out under the southern skies tonight - especially as Greg Quicke will be explaining everything! #spacegandalfThese students are excited about this new telescope just arrived at St Teresa’s College in Abergowrie. And yes, they are standing on the school desk! #spacegandalf ... See MoreSee Less
It's definitely the time of the year to view The Pleiades (M45) also known as The seven sisters.
Even under city skies you'll still be able to see a group of stars tightly bunched together. Here's a another great image from Mike Geisel taken last week using a Sky-Watcher Esprit 80 on a Sky-Watcher EQ8 mount.