Saturday 9nd December 2017 - Young Observers

Young Observers wrapped up their 2017 with a big party on the 9th December as both Novae and Supernovae groups joined together for the fun. We started with a craft activity to make some wool-wrapped “planets” and there were some wonderfully…

Friday 24th November 2017 - New Dome Opening, AGM & Neil Creek on "Astrophotography Through a Telescope"

Dear Member of Mount Burnett Observatory, This is to provide notice of the society’s Annual General Meeting to be held on: Friday the 24th of November at 7pm at: Mount Burnett Observatory420 Paternoster Road Mount Burnett The AGM will…

Friday 17th November 2017 - Ian Sullivan - Constellations, Their Origin and Development

8pm Friday 17th November Ian Sullivan (ASV & MPAS) will be our guest speaker, talking to us about "Constellations, Their Origin and Development": The naming of groups of stars in the night sky is traced through folklore, and the customs,…

Saturday 11th November 2017 - Deep Sky Observing

The Deep-Sky Programme is a special night of astronomical observing for anybody interested in our brilliant Cosmos. We encourage anyone and everyone to visit the observatory on a Saturday evening with us to experience the wonders of the universe…

Saturday 4th November 2017 - Young Observers

Somebody forgot to tell the weather it was November and a very cold wind was blowing to greet the first group of Young Observers. James Murray brought along a big hoop that had some black Lycra stretched over it to represent space-time and…