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Friday 26th December 2014 – Christmas Party

Boxing Day Friday at 8pm will be the annual Mount Burnett Observatory Christmas Party.  Too much Christmas Pud for lunch? Socks and undies in the stocking again? All is not lost for Perry and James will be hosting the annual "Mince Pies…
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Friday 19th December 2014 – National Science Week Video – “Indigenous astronomy of Melbourne and Victoria”

Friday at 8pm Lindsay will show another video of the talks from our National Science Week 2014 events for those who may have missed the talks. This week will be the video of Dr Duane Hamacher's talk on the Indigenous astronomy of Melbourne…
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Friday 21st November 2014: National Science Week Video – “The Square Kilometre Array (SKA)”

Friday at 8pm Lindsay will show another video of the talks from our National Science Week 2014 events for those members who may have missed the talks. This week will be the video of Dr Ewan Barr's talk about the massive Square Kilometre Array…
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Friday 28th November 2014 – AGM (7pm) and Daniel Armstrong “Art and the Cosmos” (8pm)

You are invited to attend and participate in the fourth Annual General Meeting (AGM) of Mount Burnett Observatory Inc. which will be held at the Observatory at 7pm on Friday 28th of November 2014. Mount Burnett Observatory was formed on July…
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Scenes from “Stars in the Yarra Ranges” – MBO National Science Week 2014 with CAASTRO

Our first video on our new Youtube channel is available, it is a collection of scenes from our National Science Week 2014 event "Stars in the Yarra Ranges" held in conjunction with CAASTRO, the ARC Centre of Excellence for All-sky Astrophysics.…
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Friday 17th October 2014 – National Science Week video – “The Cosmic Microwave Background”

Friday 8pm we have our own Lindsay Stodden presenting one of the videos he recorded from a selection of guest speakers that attended Science Week. This week it is Pietro Prokopio’s talk entitled "The Cosmic Microwave Background".  All…
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Friday 22nd August 2014 – National Science Week at Emerald Secondary College

There will be no members night at the observatory on Friday 22nd August, instead we shall be at Emerald Secondary College for National Science Week from 6pm to 8:30pm, all welcome! We will have two speakers, Prof Karl Glazebrook talking about…
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National Science Week 2014 – “Stars in the Yarra Ranges”

This August the Mount Burnett Observatory will again be involved in National Science Week, this time putting on four events around the Yarra Ranges in conjunction with the ARC Centre of Excellence for All-Sky Astrophysics (CAASTRO) called "Stars…
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Friday 9th May – Dr John Innis – “Mount Burnett 1982 – 1987. A retrospective view”

This Friday, a special treat!  Our guest speaker is Dr John Innis, who will be telling us what "our" Observatory was like in its heyday. The title of his talk is: Mount Burnett 1982 - 1987. A retrospective view. John Innis completed…
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Tuesday 29th April – Partial Solar Eclipse – Emerald, VIC

There is a partial eclipse of the Sun that will be visible from Melbourne on Tuesday 29th April and Mt Burnett Observatory will be outside the Emerald Community Centre on the main street of Emerald (opposite Mitre10) with equipment to view the…