Friday 30th December 2016 – MBO Outreach 2016 in Review

8pm Friday 30th December we have the MBO Outreach Team giving their year in review for 2016: This Friday the Outreach Team are going to review their activities of 2016. Come along and meet some of the team and learn about the wide variety of…

Saturday 19th November 2016 – Deep Sky Observing

Dear enthusiastic Deep-Sky Observers, Are you interested in brilliant Galaxies, gargantuan Star Clusters and gorgeous Nebulae? Then please join myself and the greatly knowledgeable Lachlan Wiltshire for a monthly night of Deep-Sky Observing! …

MBO “Seeing Stars” Astrophotography Exhibition at Yarra Ranges Regional Museum

The exhibition Seeing Stars: Astrophotography from the Dandenong Ranges is now being presented in the Chambers Gallery of the Yarra Ranges Regional Museum from 29 October 2016 – 29 January 2017. The exhibition coincides with another exhibition…

Friday 28th October 2016 – Lindsay Stodden – Radio Astronomy

8pm this Friday 28th October 2016 we have our Radio Astronomy Group leader Lindsay Stodden talking to us about: An overview of Radio Astronomy, tracing its early days of discovery, through to modern day techniques. There will also be a brief…

Friday 21st October 2016 – Jacquie Milner – A Beginner’s Guide to Meteor Showers

8pm this Friday 21st October 2016 we have our own Jacquie Milner talking to us about "A Beginner’s Guide to Meteor Showers". Social media has given some of the more well-known annual meteor showers a boost in recent years, yet few people…

Friday 25th November 2016 – Annual General Meeting and Guest Speaker Neil Creek

Dear member of Mount Burnett Observatory, this is to provide notice of the society’s Annual General Meeting to be held on: Friday the 25th of November at 7pm at: Mount Burnett Observatory420 Paternoster Road Mount Burnett Following the…

Saturday 1st October 2016 – Deep Sky Observing

Are you interested in brilliant Galaxies, gargantuan Star Clusters and gorgeous Nebulae? Then please join myself, Braeden Borg, and the greatly knowledgeable Lachlan Wiltshire for a monthly night of Deep-Sky Observing! Each night will run late…

Friday 30th September 2016 – Rosettas Final Rendezvous with Comet 67P

Friday 30th September is a fateful night for the ESA Rosetta mission... With Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko heading away from the Sun it will become harder to communicate with and power Rosetta and so the ESA has taken the decision to…

Friday 23rd September 2016 – The Messier Catalogue

8pm Friday 23rd September we have our own Braeden Borg to tell the story of The Messier Catalogue: Peer into the dark sky and see if you can spot magnificent M42, or perhaps marvellous M7. What is the significance of these 'M' objects, and…

Friday 16th September 2016 – AstroLight16 recap

8pm Friday 16th September is our next members night. We will have a recap of the recent AstroLight16 event at ScienceWorks that MBO was involved in with photos and reports from those who were there. If you have a telescope and would like to…