Japan’s Hayabusa2 spacecraft, carrying samples of asteroid Ryugu, will parachute to a landing at Woomera in South Australian in December 2020.
Dark sky campaigners are gearing up for a world-record attempt at measuring light pollution on June 21.
The 0.5-metre Dynamic REd All-Sky Monitoring Survey (DREAMS) scope will continually scan the southern sky, looking for transient events.
The StarStuff 2020 festival in Byron Bay and the Central West Astronomical Society’s (CWAS) annual AstroFest have been cancelled.
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Amateur astronomer conferences and star parties in Australia and New Zealand have been cancelled or postponed due to the COVID-19 crisis.