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While Jimmy and Martin C were out installing cameras in South Australia they put together this little video to show us how it's done. Watch a DFN camera being built in a day: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_HS7f3Svx4M It was an all day job, about 5 - 6 hours of working in...

[caption id="attachment_1258" align="alignright" width="235"] Version 1.3.0 of the Fireballs in the Sky app includes a meteor shower "pointer"[/caption] Your best chance of seeing a meteor is by star gazing when there's a meteor shower. With today's much-anticipated app update, you can now use Fireballs in the...

[caption id="attachment_1230" align="alignleft" width="178"] Astrofest at CurtinCredit: Astronomy WA Astrofest[/caption] We're excited to be a part of what's soon becoming the Perth season of astronomy festivals! Astrofest, which has been going since the International Year of Astronomy (2009) comes back again on Saturday March 28th at Curtin...

Teachers and lab technicians had some fun and got hands on with Fireballs at the Science Teachers' Association of Western Australia STAWA Future Science conference last week. [caption id="attachment_1153" align="aligncenter" width="400"] Getting busy at the Future Science STAWA conference 2014[/caption] Over 60 heard from team leader, Phil during...

The Geminids are set to be a great show on the weekend. For more, check out "Everything you need to know" by EarthSky:¬†http://earthsky.org/space/everything-you-need-to-know-geminid-meteor-shower [caption id="attachment_1111" align="alignnone" width="300"] Geminid Meteor captured by Mike O'Neal, courtesy EartSky.org[/caption]    ...

It was an amusing text message I received from Luke this week with some pictures of a very wonky looking camera: [caption id="attachment_1063" align="aligncenter" width="400"] A very wonky camera[/caption] Luke and the team are out servicing and installing yet more DFN cameras across eastern South Australia. They...