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September 2020

Sky for the Month and Q&A Session by Jacquie Milner (login for details)

September 18 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm AEST
ZOOM Australia

Friday 18 September is our next online lockdown members night. The meeting is via ZOOM as the observatory remains closed.   Host: Jacquie Milner - Director of Astronomy at MBO  Jacquie has been diligently collecting questions that the 25000 people watching the Night at the Observatory show submitted. Jacquie will be answering a small sample of questions and will also take us through the night sky for the coming month. All members, new and old are invited to join us.…

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Orbital Mechanics by Stuart Lyall (login for details)

September 25 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm AEST
ZOOM Australia

Friday 25 September is our next online lockdown members night. The meeting is via ZOOM as the observatory remains closed.   Host: Stuart Lyall - Phd Candidate, talking about Orbital Mechanics  We all know the planets go around the sun. But how do objects orbit other objects? What types of orbits exist? And can we learn about it in the format of a roughly hour long PowerPoint presentation? These questions and more will be answered by our very own Stuart…

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Orbital Mechanics by Stuart Lyall (login for details)

September 25 @ 8:30 pm - 10:00 pm AEST
ZOOM Australia

Friday 25 September is our next online lockdown members night. The meeting is via ZOOM as the observatory remains closed.   Host: Stuart Lyall - Phd Candidate, talking about Orbital Mechanics  We all know the planets go around the sun. But how do objects orbit other objects? What types of orbits exist? And can we learn about it in the format of a roughly hour long PowerPoint presentation? These questions and more will be answered by our very own Stuart…

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October 2020

Special Event (MBO presents)

October 2 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm AEST

Join us this Friday for a premier outing of another show from the MBO  team This week we bring you the planet Mars. The session starts at 7:30pm via Zoom Webinar Zoom webinar link: here

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Special Event (MBO presents)

October 2 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm AEST

Join us this Friday for a premier outing of another show from the MBO  team This week we bring you the planet Mars. Details of how to join the session to follow The session starts at 7:30pm Zoom link: here

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Code Club

October 3 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm AEST
ZOOM Australia + Google Map

Learn to code in Scratch and Python with Kim and Natasha. Zoom link: here You must be a current MBO member and have your children listed on your membership (this is free) to participate. Register for the event by emailing code.club@mbo.org.au

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Live Stream – A Night at the Observatory

October 9 @ 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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European Southern Observatory and Venus Discovery by Stephanie Rowlands (login for details)

October 16 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm AEDT
ZOOM Australia

Friday 16 October is our next online lockdown members night. The meeting is via ZOOM as the observatory remains closed.   Host: Stephanie Rowlands, talking about the European Southern Observatory and the Venus Discovery Join our very own Stephanie Rowlands, who is currently based overseas at the European Southern Observatory in Germany. Stephanie will be talking about their work at the observatory and also about the recent Venus discovery.   ZOOM meeting:  link Please note that you must be a…

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Code Club

October 17 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm AEDT
ZOOM Australia + Google Map

Learn to code in Scratch and Python with Kim and Natasha. Zoom link: here Code Club introduces computational skills to kids aged 8 – 15. MBO Code club runs every second Saturday from 7-8pm. You must be a current MBO member and have your children listed on your membership (this is free) to participate. Register for the event by emailing code.club@mbo.org.au  

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Nobel Prize Winners and Recognition of Women (login for details)

October 23 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm AEDT
ZOOM Australia

Friday 23 October is our next online lockdown members night. The meeting is via ZOOM as the observatory remains closed.   Host: Natasha Alexandrou, Code Club tutor and MBO member Host Natasha Alexandrou will be talking about the recent announcement on October 6 from the Nobel committee that this year’s award of the Nobel prize for physics 2020 goes to 3 astrophysicists: Roger Penrose, Reinhard Genzel and Andrea Ghez. Find out more about their award-winning discoveries on black hole formation,…

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