The Melbourne Solar System – extended version

13 July 2010 | Places

The Melbourne Solar System has extended by a few light years to Proxima Centauri. ◄ The new model of Proxima Centauri, our nearest star.           Joggers pass the Sun in St Kilda. ▼ Helping to put together the Melb...

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Night Sky View

3 December 2008 | Living

On the evening of Monday 1 December I stepped out of my back door in Melbourne, Australia, glanced up at the sky soon after dark and was treated to this view. The three brightest objects in the night sky – the moon, Venus and Jupiter – were all close together. I d...

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The Melbourne Solar System

14 September 2008 | Places

The Melbourne Solar System project launches on Sunday 21 September. It’s a 1:1 billion scale model of our Solar System, stretching along the Melbourne bayside from the Sun by St Kilda Marina to lonely Pluto, 5.9km away beyond Port Melbourne. The project has bee...

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