Often there are specific celestial events which require extra attention. This page
lists Celestial Events which we have content for. May have prints available for purchase
In December 2011 Terry Lovejoy of Australia discovered a comet,
a comet which turned out to be one of the brightest and best of
recent years. During December 2011 Comet Lovejoy put on a
spectacular show in the early hours before sunrise. We have
several photographs of Comet Lovejoy available, the most
with the Southern Cross, Pointes and The Emu.
Eclipse of December 2011
On the 10th December 2011
there was a Total Lunar Eclipse visible from Australia, Asia and
all the way across to parts of Europe. We spent the night
photographing the event and have some great photographs as a
result. The winner is the
Stars, an improvement on the previous attempt in June.
Eclipse of June 2011
On the 16th June 2011 there was
a Total Lunar Eclipse visible from much of Australasia and
partially visible in Europe. We have two spectacular photographs
of the lunar eclipse available:
Glow leading up to Totality, and
On 15th January 2011
the Pleiades and The Moon came together for one night in
very close alignment to each other, with the Moon passing in
front of some of the fainter stars of the open cluster Pleiades
in what astronomers call an Occultation.
view and buy pictures of Pleaides occulted by The Moon here
Eciipse, Januar 2009
On the 26th January 2009 there
was a Partial Solar Eclipse visible from Western Australia.
Photographs of this Patial Solar Eclipse are available for
Click here to view
of the 2009 Partial Solar Eclipse available for purchase
On December 1st 2008 the Moon together
with planets Venus and Jupiter form a "smiley face" shape in the
sky. This grouping of objects is called a Conjunction.
Photographs of this event are available for purchase.
Click here for photographs
of the smiley face conjunction available for purchase
||Comet C/2006 P1 McNaught (comet
This spectacularly bright comet graced our skies in January of 2007. You can buy online
now prints of comet McNaught in all its glory, go to the comet McNaught image gallery and browse through the selection.
||Jupiter Occultation by the Moon, 26th
Jupiter will be Occulted by the Moon on the 26th of March 2005 (as viewed from Perth,
Western Australia and other southern hemisphere locations. This page outlines the timing
of the event and some basic tips on how to photograph the event.
Click here to see more
||Comet C/2001 Q4 (NEAT)
Comet C/2001 Q4 is one of the big events of 2004. This comet is expected to grace our
skies with spectacular naked eye views and fantastic photographic opportunity. Commencing
in December 2003 we have photographs of C/2001 Q4 (NEAT) as it continues it's approach. In
March, April and May we intend to have photographic prints available of this comet.
the C/2001 Q4 (NEAT) Comet Gallery for more information
including gallery of photograph's with full details.
||Lunar Eclipse, 5 May 2004
On May 5, 2004 there was a total Lunar Eclipse which pass through Australia, Asia and
Europe. This is a collection of photograph's of the eclipse as observed from Perth,
Aurora Australis of November 2003
During October and November of 2003 the Aurora Australis were particularly strong due to
an unusually high amount of solar activity. Astro Photography Australia has a colleciton
of prints available for puchase plus many other images available for your viewing.
See the Aurora Australis of 2003 Gallery for more