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How to watch the solar eclipse

What you need to know

The sun will completely disappear behind the moon over Ningaloo, 1200 kilometres north of Perth, at 11:27am AWST.
This image provided by NASA and the European Space Agency shows images of six candidate massive galaxies, seen 500-800 million years after the Big Bang.

'Mind-blowing' discovery by space telescope

The objects appeared so big and bright that some members of the international team, lead by Melbourne's Swinburne University of Technology, thought they had made a mistake.

Where is the Tesla sportscar SpaceX put into space?

It's now been half a decade since SpaceX turned heads around the world with its decision to launch Elon Musk's personal Tesla roadster into outer space, sending the car on an endless journey into the cosmic wilderness where it's expected to remain for millennia to come.