Friday 4th May 2018 - Sky For The Month with Perry Vlahos

At 8pm this coming Friday 6th May we have Perry Vlahos for our members night talking to us about the coming months night sky. This Friday night for the members’ astronomical pleasure we have Perry Vlahos giving us the skinny on what’s…

Saturday 5th May 2018 - Young Observers

Young Observers continue to fill the cabin with enthusiasm this year, and we had yet another full house for the Novae group at 6.30pm, lead this month by Jacquie. Group leaders James and Jacquie actually decided they would try swapping groups,…

Friday 27th April 2018 - Astronomy Open Mic

8pm this Friday 27th April we have one of our occasional "Astronomy Open Mic's"!  Come tell us what you know! Black holes eating stars. The search for planet 9. Rockets launching, spacecraft crashing and high school students classifying…

Friday 20th April 2018 - Jacquie Milner - Beginners Night: Observing Jupiter

8pm Friday 20th April 2018 we have our own Jacquie Milner giving the latest in her series of beginners talks, this time on "Observing Jupiter": For our next Beginner’s Night we are going to take a look at observing Jupiter. Perhaps you…

Friday 13th April 2018 - Two Astronomy Video Lectures

At 8pm this Friday we have two different science videos for our regular members night: The Commission for Dark Skies - Light Pollution.  The Commission for Dark Skies is the United Kingdom's largest anti-light-pollutioncampaign group…

Sunday 6th May 2018 - Radio Astronomy Group "Extra" Meeting

Hi radio astro folks, Sunday 8th April we made good progress learning how to focus the 21cm dishes and were able to get one done by the time we had to finish early.  The next meeting will be the "extra" meeting at 10am Sunday 6th May. If…

Wednesday 23rd May 2018 - World Record Stargazing at Emerald Secondary College

In August 2015 MBO participated in the successful World Record Stargazing event held at Emerald Secondary College, and just under 3 years later we're doing it again! Join Mount Burnett Observatory at the Emerald Secondary College for an evening…

Friday 6th April 2018 - Sky For The Month with Perry Vlahos

At 8pm this coming Friday 6th April we have Perry Vlahos for our members night talking to us about the coming months night sky. Following many months without any planets in the evening sky, with the end of Daylight Saving Time we also have…

Saturday 7th April 2018 - Young Observers

The cabin had a full house for the first session of Young Observers on Saturday, which is great to see. The Novae kids learnt about satellites and space stations from Jaymee and Heike and then had a chance to design and draw their own. Don’t…

Sunday 8th April 2018 - Radio Astronomy Group Meeting

Hi Radio Astro folks, The next RAG meeting will be 10am Sunday 8th April at MBO and will follow on from Sunday 1st's successful test of Adrians repair work to the 21cm hydrogen line receiver.  Now the intermittent crackling is gone we can…