Image of a hand stencil formed by blowing paint around it by Nawakadj Nganjmirra

Friday 13th March 2015 - "Stars and Symbols" at Yarra Ranges Regional Museum

MBO is on the road so join us at Yarra Ranges Regional Museum for a night of stargazing on Friday 13th March from 5pm to 9pm! We have been kindly invited to run an evening session called "Stars and Symbols" in conjunction with YRRM with astronomy…
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Friday 27th February 2015 - Shane Mengaziol

At 8pm Friday 27th February we have our guest speaker Shane Mengaziol. Love astronomy but don't own a telescope? Can't get to dark skies? Can't even get out of the house? Shane Mengaziol from the ASV will tell you how to take advantage of all…
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Friday 20th February 2015 - Members Picnic

Friday at 7:30pm will be our inaugural MBO "welcome picnic"! Bring your dinner, your camp chairs, your telescopes and your questions. This is a chance for new and old members to mix and chat and share our enthusiasm for astronomy and the summer…
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Radio Astronomy Group - call for expressions of interest from members!

For a while a few of us have been talking about how we could return radio astronomy to MBO after its brief debut under Monash to record the impact of comet Shoemaker–Levy 9 into Jupiter in July 1994. Coincidentally, those of you who were…