An alternative to buying a star name

The observatory is often asked to  find stars “purchased”  by members of the public in memory of departed loved ones. Over […]

Australians Have a Chance to Name a Star and Exoplanet

As part of the 100thAnniversary celebrations of the International Astronomical Union (IAU) every country in the world is being given […]

Behind the scenes at MBO

Dear Mount Burnettigiri, School holidays are upon us, but things don’t stop at MBO. We have Young Observers coming up […]

Einstein A Go Go – RRR Science Podcast

Astronomy FM Live Stream

Let there be light

Wow! Tonight’s Public Viewing guests were treated to an amazing light show projected on to the main dome! This was […]

MBO at PAVE Festival at Emerald for #StargazingABC

MBO will be at Emerald Secondary College for the PAVE Festival in Emerald from 5pm-10pm, our small contribution to #StargazingABC!  […]

Book review: “Cosmic Symmetry Shattered” by Michael D. Lemonick

MBO has an extensive library which is available to members and one member, Martin Mebalds, has kindly taken the time […]

Book review: “The Georgian Star” by Michael D. Lemonick

MBO has an extensive library which is available to members and one member, Martin Mebalds, has kindly taken the time […]

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 […]