Events that are aimed at members of the public

Australians Have a Chance to Name a Star and Exoplanet

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As part of the 100thAnniversary celebrations of the International Astronomical Union (IAU) every country in the world is being given the chance to name their own star and an orbiting exoplanet. This is the IAU100 Name ExoWorlds project. The…

Public Viewings at MBO

Hey Astrofans! Are you looking for an Astronomy Fix, or perhaps an idea for a special present for someone astro-minded? Look no further! We have the following upcoming public viewings scheduled; due to high demand these are now booked via TryBooking…

Tuesday 12th January 2016 - Public Viewing Night - FULLY BOOKED!

IMPORTANT: THIS EVENT HAS BEEN MOVED TO TUESDAY 12TH DUE TO SEVERE FIRE DANGER FORECAST ON WEDNESDAY 13TH. This public viewing is now fully booked!  We will be announcing more public viewings for 2016 in the New Year. If you would like…

Tuesday 29th December 2015 - Public Viewing Night - FULLY BOOKED!

This event is now booked out, sorry! Hey Astrofans! Are you looking for an Astronomy Fix, or perhaps an idea for a special Christmas present? Look no further! We have an upcoming public viewing: 8pm Tuesday December 29th, 2015 Public Viewings…

Wednesday 9th December 2015 - Public Viewing Night

Hey Astrofans! Are you looking for an Astronomy Fix, or perhaps an idea for a special Christmas present? Look no further! We have an upcoming public viewing: 8pm Wednesday December 9th 2015 Public Viewings are designed for members of the Public…

Wednesday 30th September 2015 - Public Viewing Night

Hey Astrofans! Are you feeling inspired by our Webpage, Facebook or Twitter? Do you want to visit MBO, experience the Dome and look at the night sky with our fabulous Outreach Team, not to mention share some great nibblies? Then come to our…

Wednesday 17th May 2015 - Public Viewing Night - FULLY BOOKED

Wow, are you all keen! The PUBLIC VIEWING is BOOKED OUT. I think that took less than two days. Don't worry if you missed out though, there will be more. You can also go on the waiting list for the next one and get first priority. Just e-mail…

Monday 4th May 2015 - Public Viewing Night - FULLY BOOKED

The May 4th public viewing is now fully booked!  Keep your eyes peeled for more sessions. You've been waiting for it, and here it is! Our next PUBLIC VIEWING at the Mt. Burnett Observatory will be on Monday 4th May. It will probably start…

Wednesday 8th April 2015 - Public View Night - FULLY BOOKED!

Due to popular demand we are happy to announce our next Public Viewing Night - Wednesday April 8th! If you missed the last one, or have been wondering what this Mount Burnett place is all about, this is for you. Come and join us! Public Viewing…