A Night at the Observatory – (Sold Out)

Mount Burnett Observatory 420 Paternoster rd, Mount Burnett

We have designed our Nights at the Observatory for members of the public who would like to visit the Observatory and see what we do and, weather permitting,  do some viewing of the night sky through our telescopes. You can check the latest dates and book tickets here. Tickets book out incredibly quickly so if […]

A Night at the Observatory – (Sold Out)

Mount Burnett Observatory 420 Paternoster rd, Mount Burnett

We have designed our Nights at the Observatory for members of the public who would like to visit the Observatory and see what we do and, weather permitting,  do some viewing of the night sky through our telescopes. You can check the latest dates and book tickets here. Tickets book out incredibly quickly so if […]

Observatory Open Day

Ever wanted to see an operational astronomical observatory? Do you have a telescope that you cannot work? Are you interested in learning more about astronomy? Come along to our annual Observatory Open Day from 11am to 3pm. We will have solar and radio telescopes in operation (weather permitting) and lots of fun and informative activities […]

Solar Eclipse telecast from Irkutsk, Russia

On behalf of Irkutsk Regional Astronomical Organisation (IRAO) and Irkutsk Planetarium, we offer Mount Burnett Observatory and all Australian amateur astronomers the opportunity to look with Irkutsk eyes and telescopes at the Solar Eclipse. The eclipse lasts for 2 hours and 3 minutes in Irkutsk. It starts at 6:20 UT (4:20pm Melbourne time), maximum phase […]

Special Event (A virtual night at the observatory)

Facebook Live

Join us on Facebook Live for the premiere  of the new MBO Outreach Show "A virtual night at the observatory" This will be streamed on Facebook Live https://www.facebook.com/events/626406391636176 The session starts at 7:30pm  

A Night at the Observatory 5

Facebook Live

Tune in on Friday the 15th of January to join the volunteers at Mount Burnett Observatory for the fifth virtual tour around the cosmos. Summer Sky is the theme; Orion, Betelgeuse and some interesting Nebulas are just some of the topics that our presenters will be taking you on a celestial tour of. Casey-Cardinia libraries […]

Night at the Observatory – 6

Facebook Live

Tune in on Friday the 12th of February to join the volunteers at Mount Burnett Observatory for the sixth virtual tour around the cosmos. This event will be a tribute to women and girls in science, with an all women panel. The event runs for approximately one hour with time for questions afterwards. This event […]