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August 2019

Pro-Am Science Workshop with Mike Fitzgerald

August 24 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm AEST
Mount Burnett Observatory, 420 Paternoster rd
Mount Burnett, Victoria Australia
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NO EXPERIENCE NECESSARY!   In this first of a series of workshops Mike will cover: Basics of measurement in astronomy. The automation of measurement and the dawn of authentic research experiences for non-professionals. What can pro-ams / students / etc. contribute to science? The software you need. The unreasonable usefulness of Python. What do YOU think you might like to do?   So what is this all about?   Mt Burnett Observatory is hosting a special astronomy workshop day at…

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Deep Sky and Astrophotography Night

August 24 @ 6:00 pm - 11:30 pm AEST

Subject to the weather on the day. Please keep an eye on your emails and Facebook closer to the time.

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September 2019

September Young Observers 2019

September 7 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm AEST

Young Observers is exclusive to Members Only. Please bring a plate of food along to share. Remember to dress appropriately for the cooler temperatures at night on the mountain and for the older Supernovae group a small red torch for outside work at the telescope is recommended if the weather is clear. Split times apply, so for the juniors (Novae, ages 4-9/10) we will start at 6:30pm - 7:15pm). The older juniors (Supernovae, ages 9/10-16) will run from 7:45pm -…

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Get to Know Your Telescope

September 8 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm AEST

Do you have a telescope but you're not sure how to use it? This session is designed to help absolute beginners get past those hurdles that might be stopping you from getting results. You might notice it is in the daytime, not night time - this is so we can all see what we are doing! Registration will open in August.

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AstroArts on MBO

September 14 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm AEST
Mount Burnett Observatory, 420 Paternoster rd
Mount Burnett, Victoria Australia
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This will be our first regular monthly meeting at MBO for the Astro Arts group. Bring along your latest project to work on or just drop in to see what others are doing and discuss possible creations in a supportive environment. BYO everything.

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Beginner Dobsonian Training

September 14 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm AEST

For new members, to get familiar with the Dobsonian telescopes we keep in dome, so you can get them out on a Friday night members night and use them yourselves. You will learn the names of all the parts, how to carry the telescope around safely, how to align the finderscopes and how to change eyepieces, as well as how to get them out and pack them away.

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Outreach Team Training

September 19 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm AEST

This is to be the first regular training night for Outreach team members. We have a lot to discuss about the future of Outreach activities so please try to be here if possible if you are currently active in outreach. If you are new to Outreach or are just curious you are welcome along, too. All Outreach members need to fill out the Outreach database survey about their interests and availability so we can update our database (thank you those…

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Deep Sky and Astrophotography Night

September 28 @ 6:00 pm - 11:30 pm AEST

Subject to weather on the day. Please keep an eye on your email and Facebook closer to the time.

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October 2019

October Young Observers 2019

October 5 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm AEST

Young Observers is exclusive to Members Only. Please bring a plate of food along to share. Remember to dress appropriately for the cooler temperatures at night on the mountain and for the older Supernovae group a small red torch for outside work at the telescope is recommended if the weather is clear. Split times apply, so for the juniors (Novae, ages 4-9/10) we will start at 6:30pm - 7:15pm). The older juniors (Supernovae, ages 9/10-16) will run from 7:45pm -…

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November 2019

November Young Observers 2019

November 2 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm AEDT

Young Observers is exclusive to Members Only. Please bring a plate of food along to share. Remember to dress appropriately for the cooler temperatures at night on the mountain and for the older Supernovae group a small red torch for outside work at the telescope is recommended if the weather is clear. Split times apply, so for the juniors (Novae, ages 4-9/10) we will start at 6:30pm - 7:15pm). The older juniors (Supernovae, ages 9/10-16) will run from 7:45pm -…

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