Saturday 2nd September 2017 - Young Observers

It was another cloudy, windy night for this month’s Young Observers but there was a good turn-out for the younger Novae session at 6.30 pm, where James had everyone making red-blue glasses so they could view anaglyphs, or pictures in 3D. They…
Dr Javier Mejuto photo portrait

Friday 25th August 2017 - Dr Duane Hamacher

8pm this Friday 25th August 2017 we have our own Dr Duane Hamacher of Monash University speaking for us.  You can follow Duane as @AboriginalAstro on Twitter. Heike introducing @AboriginalAstro for tonight's talk. Complete with…

Saturday 5th August 2017 - Young Observers

Wind isn’t usually the astronomer’s friend but it worked on Saturday night to blow in the largest group of young Novae observers we’ve seen in some time! Although the wind was blowing the cloud over it was also blowing the telescopes about…
Dr Javier Mejuto photo portrait

Friday 18th August 2017 - "Astronomy in the Classic Maya Period: Copan Ruinas, Honduras" - Dr Javier Mejuto

At 7pm Friday 18th August MBO in conjunction with Emerald Secondary College presents a free National Science Week event with guest speaker Dr Javier Mejuto, Professor of Cultural Astronomy at the National Autonomous University in Honduras, on…