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Friday 28th August 2015 - National Science Week recap

Friday 8pm our president James Murray will recap what Mount Burnett did for National Science Week. What a weekend that was! On Friday night we had well over a hundred people at Emerald Secondary College take part in the World Record Stargazing.…
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Friday 21st August 2015 - World Record Stargazing at Emerald Secondary College

We are taking part in a world record stargazing attempt this coming Friday the 21st of August by running a participating event at Emerald Secondary College (in place of our regular members night). .@astrogin & @JamesTeach prior to the talk…
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5pm Saturday 22nd August 2015 - Astronomy and Light Festival 2015 (Scienceworks)

On Saturday the 22nd of August from 5pm Mount Burnett Observatory will be jointly hosting the 2015 Astronomy and Light Festival at Scienceworks! The event is going to be great fun with a range of activities: viewing through telescopes …
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Voting Opens for IAU NameExoWorlds Competition

Good news, the International Astronomical Union has opened voting for their NameExoWorlds competition that MBO is participating in, having solicited suggestions from members of the public as part of National Science Week 2014. In June Mount…
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7pm Saturday 15th August 2015 - Deep Sky Observing

Are you interested in brilliant Galaxies, gargantuan super Clusters and gorgeous Nebulae? Then please join Braeden Borg and Lachlan Wiltshire for this months night of Deep-Sky Observing! Deep sky night will run late when the moon is new (or…