The moon

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To the Moon review – beguiling essay on the satellite’s pervasive pull
Threading together sequences showing the lunar face of subjects from love to madness, this is a gorgeous journey into outer and inner space

Phil Hoad

23, Nov, 2021 @12:00 PM

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Starwatch: a close lunar encounter with Pollux
The brightest star in the constellation Gemini, the twins, is named after the son of Leda and Zeus

Stuart Clark

22, Nov, 2021 @6:00 AM

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Moonrise magic: why Friday’s lunar eclipse offers an unusual twilight show for most of Australia
This will be the longest partial eclipse of the 21st century, lasting three hours and 28 minutes

Tanya Hill for the Conversation

19, Nov, 2021 @1:20 AM

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How to photograph the moon on your phone or camera with the right settings
Guardian Australia picture editor Carly Earl explains the dos and don’ts of photographing the celestial spectacle

Carly Earl

18, Nov, 2021 @11:13 PM

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‘Beaver moon’ will feature longest partial lunar eclipse in centuries
Stargazers across all of North America can witness the phenomenon from Thursday night into Friday morning

Alexandra Villarreal

18, Nov, 2021 @5:45 PM

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Moonwatch: Nasa resumes work on lunar lander
Agency says human landing will not be possible until 2025 at the earliest after lawsuit delays project

Stuart Clark

18, Nov, 2021 @6:00 AM

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‘Blood micromoon’: New Zealand to enjoy partial lunar eclipse not seen for 800 years
Stargazers will be able to see longest partial eclipse visible from New Zealand since 1212

Eva Corlett in Wellington

18, Nov, 2021 @12:42 AM

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Starwatch: an ‘almost total’ eclipse of the moon
People in the Americas and Pacific best placed to view lunar event from start to finish

Stuart Clark

15, Nov, 2021 @6:00 AM

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Near-Earth asteroid is a fragment from the moon, say scientists
Spectrum of reflected light from Kamo`oalewa closely matches lunar rocks from Nasa’s Apollo mission

Hannah Devlin Science correspondent

11, Nov, 2021 @5:26 PM

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Nasa stacks Orion capsule atop Artemis 1 as moon mission nears
Final preparations begin for Nasa’s Artemis programme to return astronauts to moon

Stuart Clark

29, Oct, 2021 @5:00 AM

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Australia to build 20kg rover to head to moon in joint mission with Nasa
Expertise in mining sector expected to aid development of rover which will collect lunar soil to help establish human presence on moon

Sarah Martin Chief political correspondent

12, Oct, 2021 @4:30 PM

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Starwatch: Jupiter and Saturn are joined by the moon
Weather permitting, it will be a good way to gauge how the moon moves and changes phase

Stuart Clark

11, Oct, 2021 @5:00 AM

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