Events for MBO members and their guests

Sunday 18th August 2019 - Working Bee

S.O.S. to all M.B.O. members.  We have got lots of things to get completed and in ensuring the maintenance of the property and buildings are up kept.  Our goals are listed below: Outside works: Clean up the grounds i.e. removal of…

Friday 31st August 2018 - Chris Samuel - MBO Radio Astronomy Group (RAG) update

8pm Friday 31st August we have our own Chris Samuel talking to us about the MBO RAG! The MBO Radio Astronomy Group has been going for a while now, but what have we actually been doing all this time?   Where are we up to now? …

Friday 24th August 2018 - Jacquie Milner - Beginners Night: Robotic Space Missions; Now and the Near Future

8pm this coming Friday 24th August 2018 we have Jacquie Milner giving another talk aimed at beginners, but enjoyable by all, this time about "Robotic Space Missions; Now and the Near Future"! We might not be sending humans any further than…

Friday 27th July 2018 - Jacquie Milner - Beginners Night: The Moon

8pm this Friday we have Jacquie Milner running the latest in her great series of beginners talks, this month it's that old chestnut The Moon! The Moon is always there, but how often do look at it? I mean, really look at it? Let’s take…

Friday 6th July 2018 - Jacquie Milner - Sky for the Month

8pm Friday 6th July is our next members night. As Perry is away Jacquie Milner will present this July's "Sky for the Month" talk! We have a big month ahead of us with plenty to see in the sky. There will be a total lunar eclipse on the same…

Friday 29th June 2018 - Adam Carey - Population, Growth and The Lighting Creep

8pm Friday 29th June 2018 we have a guest speaker in the form of Adam Carey who will be talking about "Population, Growth and The Lighting Creep" and the astronomers nemesis, light pollution. As Victoria heads towards a growing population of…

Friday 22nd June 2018 - James Murray - Australia in the era of global astronomy

LATE CHANGE OF PROGRAMME! 8pm this Friday 22nd June we have our own president, James Murray, talking about "Australia in the era of global astronomy".  James is the Senior Program Manager at Astronomy Australia Ltd (AAL). .@JamesTeach…

Friday 15th June 2018 - Jacquie Milner - Beginners Night: Mars at Opposition

8pm Friday 15th June 2018 we have our very own Jacquie Milner giving another in her series of beginners talks, this one on "Mars at Opposition": The red planet is a destination close to our hearts and minds, but it only comes close enough to…

Friday 25th May 2018 - Dr Patricia Vickers-Rich - Dinosaurs

8pm on Friday 25th May 2018 we have a rare non-astronomy talk for our members night, but instead of looking back in time by looking up at the sky we'll be looking back in time by looking under the ground. Ever wonder what the world was like…

Friday 18th May 2017 - Neil Creek - "Is it really that colour?"

8pm Friday 18th May we have our own Neil Creek with the latest in his series of astrophotography talks, this time on "Is it really that colour?" That's the question I'm most frequently asked when showing my astrophotos to others. The problem…