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October 2019

Public Viewing (Sold Out)

October 17, 2019 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm AEDT
Mount Burnett Observatory, 420 Paternoster rd
Mount Burnett, Victoria Australia
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We have designed our Public Viewings for members of the public who would like to visit the Observatory and see what we do, who we are, and  do some viewing of the night sky through our telescopes. You can check the latest Public Viewing dates and book tickets here Public Viewings cost $15 per adult, with $10 for concession card holders and children over 5 (children under 5 are free). All money raised goes towards the maintenance and preservation of…

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November 2019

Free Public Lecture: Everyone Welcome

November 1, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm AEDT
Emerald Secondary College, 425 Belgrave-Gembrook Rd
Emerald, VIC 3782 Australia
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MBO and Emerald Secondary College are delighted to announce a free public lecture on Hawaiian astronomy by Professor Clive Ruggles. Please RSVP using the button below if you wish to attend. Ancient Hawaiian astronomy - star knowledge and temple orientations ABSTRACT: In the Hawaiian Islands prior to European contact, sky knowledge and lore played a huge role. Polynesians not only revered the practical skills used in navigation but also placed great importance upon carefully timed seasonal practices and rituals. The design…

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Public Viewing (Sold Out)

November 29, 2019 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm AEDT
Mount Burnett Observatory, 420 Paternoster rd
Mount Burnett, Victoria Australia
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We have designed our Public Viewings for members of the public who would like to visit the Observatory and see what we do and, weather permitting,  do some viewing of the night sky through our telescopes. You can check the latest Public Viewing dates and book tickets here Public Viewings cost $15 per adult, with $10 for concession card holders and children over 5 (children under 5 are free). All money raised goes towards the maintenance and preservation of the…

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December 2019

Public Viewing (Sold Out)

December 3, 2019 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm AEDT
Mount Burnett Observatory, 420 Paternoster rd
Mount Burnett, Victoria Australia
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We have designed our Public Viewings for members of the public who would like to visit the Observatory and see what we do and, weather permitting,  do some viewing of the night sky through our telescopes. You can check the latest Public Viewing dates and book tickets here Public Viewings cost $15 per adult, with $10 for concession card holders and children over 5 (children under 5 are free). All money raised goes towards the maintenance and preservation of the…

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Connecting the Public to the Night Sky Workshop

December 7, 2019
Mount Burnett Observatory, 420 Paternoster rd
Mount Burnett, Victoria Australia
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On the 7th of December 2019, Mt Burnett Observatory, an astronomy association in the Dandenong Ranges east of Melbourne, will host a one-day workshop. The day will be a series of practical workshops, keynotes, talks and group discussions aiming to share knowledge, experiences and methods to connect informal/public and out-of-school communities and individual members of the public to the night-sky. The day will run on two themes, 1) Making and contributing astronomical measurements and 2) Tools for engaging the general…

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January 2020

A Night at the Observatory – (Sold Out)

January 2 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm AEDT
Mount Burnett Observatory, 420 Paternoster rd
Mount Burnett, Victoria Australia
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We have designed our Nights at the Observatory for members of the public who would like to visit the Observatory and see what we do and, weather permitting,  do some viewing of the night sky through our telescopes. You can check the latest dates and book tickets here. Tickets book out incredibly quickly so if you miss out this time make sure you join our wait list (by clicking the button below) to get early warning of the next sessions.…

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A Night at the Observatory – (Sold Out)

January 7 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm AEDT
Mount Burnett Observatory, 420 Paternoster rd
Mount Burnett, Victoria Australia
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We have designed our Nights at the Observatory for members of the public who would like to visit the Observatory and see what we do and, weather permitting,  do some viewing of the night sky through our telescopes. You can check the latest dates and book tickets here. Tickets book out incredibly quickly so if you miss out this time make sure you join our wait list (by clicking the button below) to get early warning of the next sessions.…

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A Night at the Observatory – (Sold Out)

January 11 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm AEDT
Mount Burnett Observatory, 420 Paternoster rd
Mount Burnett, Victoria Australia
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We have designed our Nights at the Observatory for members of the public who would like to visit the Observatory and see what we do and, weather permitting,  do some viewing of the night sky through our telescopes. You can check the latest dates and book tickets here. Tickets book out incredibly quickly so if you miss out this time make sure you join our wait list (by clicking the button below) to get early warning of the next sessions.…

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Open Day (Shifted to Mar 14)

January 18

The Observatory Open Day has been shifted to March 14th.

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March 2020

Observatory Open Day

March 14 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm AEDT

Ever wanted to see an operational astronomical observatory? Do you have a telescope that you cannot work? Are you interested in learning more about astronomy? Come along to our annual Observatory Open Day from 11am to 3pm. We will have solar and radio telescopes in operation (weather permitting) and lots of fun and informative activities for the family. Entry: $5 per adult and $2 per child. This buys you a snag at our all day BBQ, a bottle of water,…

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