Friday 30th June 2017 - Neil Creek - "Easy Astrophotography"

Friday 8pm we have Neil Creek, professional photographer and MBO member, running the second part of his "Easy Astrophotography" workshop for us. Following up from his Easy Astrophotography talk a few weeks ago, Neil talks about the next step:…

Saturday 1st July 2017 - Young Observers

It was clear and very cold but it was great conditions for getting the Dobsonian telescopes out at the Young Observers session on Saturday night. We had Jupiter sitting just above our Moon, and Saturn nicely placed for viewing in the eastern…

Saturday 24th June 2017 - MBO at Belgrave Lantern Parade

Hello everyone, Another year has flown by and the Belgrave Lantern Parade fast approaches. We had a great time there last year running telescopes and joining in the parade with our Solar System Lanterns. This year we are on again and would like…

Friday 16th June 2017 - Beginner’s Night: Star Maps and Star Hopping

8pm Friday 21st April we have our next in our "Beginner’s Nights" series, aiming to help those who are new to astronomy and would like to learn more! Whether you call them star charts or star maps, having at least one, if not two (or…

Saturday 3rd June 2017 - Young Observers

We almost had clear skies for our June Young Observers meeting, but not quite. Luckily the cloud was thin enough for us to see Jupiter and the Moon though! The younger Novae learnt about Jupiter and the Juno mission, which is currently at Jupiter,…