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2023 Ningaloo Partial Solar Eclipse - 23rd March 2023
A partial Solar Eclipse on the far west edge of Western Australia will occur between approx. 10am through to 1pm AWST on Thursday 20 April 2023, with 62 sec of totality at approx. 11:29am AWST. We have a page with some live broadcast information.
Website: Solar Eclipse live broadcast information
NSAS member supports Quaoar rings project - 6th March 2023
One of our own, Peter Nosworthy, who is a member of the Trans-Tasman Occultation Alliance, is a co-author of a recent article in Nature on the newly discovered rings of the Kuiper Belt object, Quaoar. Along with a number of other amateur and professional astronomers, the rings were determined by occultations and have thrown a spanner in the accept Roche Limit for rings.
Download our New Mobile App - 29th August 2022
You can download the Member Jungle mobile app and stay up to date with what's going on. Use the app from your mobile or iPad/tablet to update your membership details, and receive notifications about important event reminders, latest news and more. Visit the Mobile App page (under Membership) to find out more about the app.