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Nick Lomb

Nick Lomb spent over 30 years at Sydney Observatory. He curated numerous exhibitions and was a frequent commentator on astronomical events in the southern sky. He is an adjunct professor at the University of Southern Queensland and researches the history of Australian astronomy. Nick was a regular contributor to the Observatory’s blog and has been the author of the annual Sky Guide since 1991. He has authored and co-authored several books, including Transit of Venus: 1631 to the Present (UNSW Press, 2011), The Story of Sydney Observatory (MAAS Media, 2018) and the upcoming Eclipse Chasers (CSIRO Publishing, 2023).

Books from this author
Transit of Venus
November 2011
"In his new book, Transit of Venus, 1631 to the Present , Dr Nick Lomb — an astronomer at the Sydney Observatpry and the author of the Australian Sky Guide The Bulletin
2023 Australasian Sky Guide
October 2022
The definitive guide to observing the Australian and New Zealand night sky.