One off events for both members and the public

Outreach Team Finishes a Huge August Program

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The Outreach team had a massive month of events in August 2019. Nearly half the month had something on! We did: 7 scout groups 2 interest groups (adults) 1 private booking 1 Public Viewing night 1 Fashion shoot 1 Film shoot…

MBO Visits the Avalon Air Show

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Two days, thousands of people, lots of very loud planes... and MBO! Our team of Jacquie, Peter, Romy and Tony did a wonderful job over the two days. MBO was invited by the State Government to join their pavilion and what an opportunity to showcase…
Model kit of am Apollo Saturn V rocket

7pm Tuesday 14th August: National Science Week Talk at Emerald Secondary College: Exoplanets!

As part of the celebrations of this years National Science Week at 7pm Tuesday 14th August at Emerald Second College we have Dr Laurent Pueyo from the Space Telescope Science Institute comig to talk about exoplanets! Laurent Pueyo is an astronomer…
Science in VR headsets

6:30pm Thursday 16th August 2018 - National Science Week "Science in VR" Regional Viewing Party

NOTE: THIS EVENT IS AT EMERALD SECONDARY COLLEGE NOT MBO! On Thursday 16 August 2018 as part of National Science Week at 6:30pm Emerald Secondary College and Mount Burnett Observatory are hosting a regional viewing party for the Science in VR…
Model kit of am Apollo Saturn V rocket

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…
Model kit of am Apollo Saturn V rocket

Friday 24th November 2017 - New Dome Opening, AGM & Neil Creek on "Astrophotography Through a Telescope"

Dear Member of Mount Burnett Observatory, This is to provide notice of the society’s Annual General Meeting to be held on: Friday the 24th of November at 7pm at: Mount Burnett Observatory420 Paternoster Road Mount Burnett The AGM will…
Jeff Cooke flyer

Friday 27th October 2017 - Prof. Jeff Cooke - Gravitational Waves, Cosmic Cataclysm and an Astronomical Gold Rush

Friday 27th October at Emerald Secondary College we are incredibly lucky to have Professor Jeff Cooke from Swinburne University of Technology and the ARC Centre of Excellence for Gravitational Wave Discovery (OzGrav) coming to do a free public…
Dr Javier Mejuto photo portrait

Friday 18th August 2017 - "Astronomy in the Classic Maya Period: Copan Ruinas, Honduras" - Dr Javier Mejuto

At 7pm Friday 18th August MBO in conjunction with Emerald Secondary College presents a free National Science Week event with guest speaker Dr Javier Mejuto, Professor of Cultural Astronomy at the National Autonomous University in Honduras, on…
Model kit of am Apollo Saturn V rocket

Saturday 24th June 2017 - MBO at Belgrave Lantern Parade

Hello everyone, Another year has flown by and the Belgrave Lantern Parade fast approaches. We had a great time there last year running telescopes and joining in the parade with our Solar System Lanterns. This year we are on again and would like…
Model kit of am Apollo Saturn V rocket

Saturday 21st January 2016 - MBO Open Day & 5th Birthday

Saturday 21st January 2017 will be our 6th annual open day and our 5th birthday party, starting at 12 noon and running through to 5pm for general public.  You can find us at Come and check out MBO in the daytime! Astrophotography stall,…