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January 2020

A Night at the Observatory – (Sold Out)

January 7, 2020 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm AEDT
Mount Burnett Observatory, 420 Paternoster rd
Mount Burnett, Victoria Australia
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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 you miss out this time make sure you join our wait list (by clicking the button below) to get early warning of the next sessions.…

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A Night at the Observatory – (Sold Out)

January 11, 2020 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm AEDT
Mount Burnett Observatory, 420 Paternoster rd
Mount Burnett, Victoria Australia
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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 you miss out this time make sure you join our wait list (by clicking the button below) to get early warning of the next sessions.…

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Open Day (Shifted to Mar 14)

January 18, 2020

The Observatory Open Day has been shifted to March 14th.

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March 2020

Observatory Open Day

March 14, 2020 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm AEDT

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 for the family. Entry: $5 per adult and $2 per child. This buys you a snag at our all day BBQ, a bottle of water,…

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June 2020

Solar Eclipse telecast from Irkutsk, Russia

June 21, 2020 @ 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm AEST

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 (0.33) at 7:22 UT (5:22pm Melbourne), and last contact at 8:23 UT (6:23pm Melbourne). The event broadcast will include Russian and English narrative, views through…

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September 2020

Special Event (A virtual night at the observatory)

September 4, 2020 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm AEST
Facebook Live Australia

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  

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October 2020

Live Stream – A Night at the Observatory

October 9, 2020 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm AEDT

Join us as we stream to here: facebook: https://www.facebook.com/events/948864838952128 youtube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c5azNlD85Wg&fbclid=IwAR1QYFj20y6eIsM9vcmE9ZQi6mK0bl3TS_2CmtTSUewCTuBO99zun2X_H4M

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November 2020

Live Stream – A Night at the Observatory 3

November 13, 2020 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm AEDT

Join us as we stream to: Facebook YouTube

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December 2020

Live Stream – A Night at the Observatory

December 11, 2020 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm AEDT
Facebook Live, Australia

Tune in on Friday the 11th to join the volunteers at Mount Burnett Observatory for a fourth virtual tour around the cosmos.
The event runs for an hour with time for questions afterwards.
This event is family friendly and all are welcome, no matter your level of space knowledge. We will be simulcasting on YouTube as well. Remember, this is a free event!

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January 2021

A Night at the Observatory 5

January 15 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm AEDT
Facebook Live Australia

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 have sponsored this evening. The event runs for approximately one hour with time for questions afterwards. This event is family friendly and all are welcome,…

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