Saturday 1st April 2017 - Young Observers

We're not sure if it was the cold, cloudy weather or the start of the school holidays but it was a small turn-out for Young Observers this month.  The Novae considered the differences between the rockets that took the Apollo astronauts to the…

Friday 31st March 2017 - Stephanie Bernard - Looking for the First Galaxies in the Universe

8pm this Friday 31st March we have Stephanie Bernard from The University of Melbourne speaking to us about "Looking for the First Galaxies in the Universe"! There are many fundamental, unanswered questions about the young Universe, such as:…

Saturday 1st April 2017 - Deep Sky Observing

Postponed from 25th March to 1st April due to poor weather forecast. Dear enthusiastic Deep-Sky Observers, Are you interested in brilliant Galaxies, gargantuan Star Clusters and gorgeous Nebulae? Then please join myself and the greatly knowledgeable…
Dr Tanya Hill

Friday 24th March 2017 - Dr Tanya Hill - The Light Fantastic

Friday 24th March at 8pm we are very lucky to have Dr Tanya Hill from the Melbourne Planetarium at Scienceworks coming to talk to us about "The Light Fantastic": Almost everything we know about the universe has travelled to us on a beam of…

Friday 17th March 2017 - Beginners Workshop

Friday 17th March at 8pm we have a Beginners Workshop: This Friday will be a "Beginners" Workshop, so bring along some astronomy gear to either show-and-tell, or to seek help on.  The more "stuff" we have, the more interesting the night…

Saturday 4th March 2017 - Young Observers

The Young Observers group had clear skies for their March meeting on Saturday night and had a fantastic view of the nearly first quarter Moon as a result. The younger Novae learnt about the planets around Trappist-1 with James and put together…