Welcome To MBO and the Celestron Dome

MBO acknowledges that they are meeting on the lands of the Wurunjeri people and the Bunurong people of the South East Kulin nation.

Tour Stop 1! Welcome to your QR Code tour of MBO

Mount Burnett Observatory (MBO) Inc. is a not-for-profit astronomical society based at Mount Burnett in the Dandenong Ranges, approx. 40 km east of Melbourne’s CBD

Follow the QR codes and learn about the history of our fantastic domes, buildings and astronomers.

To find the QR codes are, refer to the map below.


You are currently standing at  (#1) the Celestron Dome.

1. The Celestron Dome

  • The building started early 2016 and concluded in 2017.
  • Officially opened by Mr Jason Wood M.P. on the 24th November 2017.
  • Houses a Celestron 14 inch HD Schmidt Cassegrain Telescope.
  • The aim for the dome is to have it fully automated and be utilised by MBO members and for scientific research.

    Find QR codes here

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