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National Science Week Video - Dr Duane Hamacher - "Under Indigenous Skies"

At our National Science Week 2014 event of Friday 22nd August 2014 one of our two speakers for the night was Dr Duane Hamacher from the Nura Gili Indigenous Programs Unit at the University of New South Wales, talking about the Indigenous…
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MBO hosts AIPP Astrophotography Workshop

On Sunday 17th May MBO played host to the Victorian branch of Australian Institute of Professional Photographers event "Starry Starry Night (Shooting Stars) with Andrew Campbell". Here is the group photo that was posted to the AIPP VIC Facebook…
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Friday 22nd May 2015 - Andrew Langendam on Meteorites, Stefan Dieters on MBO!

8pm this Friday, MBO is in stereo again as we are fortunate in having two (YES, TWO) guest speakers. First will be Andrew Langendam, telling us everything we need to know, and a lot more besides, about meteorites. .@High5forscience talking…
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Friday 15th May 2015 - "Newbie Night"

8pm this Friday is "Newbie Night" (not just for newbies)! What does this mean?  Good question!  The original concept was to give members (new and old) an opportunity to ask questions about astronomy, cosmology, physics, MBO, etc, but…
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9pm Saturday 16 May 2015 - Deep Sky Observing Session

Are you interested in brilliant Galaxies, gargantuan super Clusters and gorgeous Nebulae? Then please join myself and the infamously clever Lachlan Wiltshire for a monthly night of Deep-Sky Observing! Each night will run late when the sky turns…
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A visit to Bright Astronomy Club

Recently one of our outreach team, Sue McArthur, visited the Bright Astronomy Club in northeastern Victoria. Here is her report: Last week I visited Bright Astronomy Club. They are a small club of around 15 members, but are very active in the…