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9pm Saturday 21st March 2015 - Deep Sky Observing Session

Are you interested in brilliant Galaxies, gargantuan super Clusters and gorgeous Nebulae? Then please join myself and the infamously clever Lachlan Wiltshire for a monthly night of Deep-Sky Observing! Each night will run late when the sky turns black, allowing every dedicated astronomer to perceive the vastly expansive universe in a constructive, cooperative environment. Every astronomer - no matter what their prior skill level may be - is greatly encouraged to come down to the Mount Burnett Observatory for a night of enjoyment and education. If you are interested, please e-mail or SMS your name and mobile number (For immediate contact details as planned nights are prone to change) to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. (0449 769 666)

Remember, dates may change as the weather (as antagonistic as it can be) can alter affecting the possibility of the desired night. Hence why contact details are necessary for such rapid changes. Lastly, do not hesitate to bring along your own telescope! We love seeing new people interested in Astronomy and all of its wonders, so make us two happy men and come for the grand experience ...

Please note: MBO will always be closed on days of Severe, Extreme and Code Red fire ratings, please see the CFA website for that information.

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Deep Sky Programme

Dear enthusiastic Deep-Sky Observers,

Are you interested in brilliant Galaxies, gargantuan super Clusters and gorgeous Nebulae? Then please join myself and the infamously clever Lachlan Wiltshire for a monthly night of Deep-Sky Observing!

Each night will start at 9pm and run late when the sky turns black on the closest Saturday to new moon, allowing every dedicated astronomer to perceive the vastly expansive universe in a constructive, cooperative environment. Every astronomer - no matter what their prior skill level may be - is greatly encouraged to come down to the Mount Burnett Observatory for a night of enjoyment and education. If you are interested, please e-mail your name and mobile number (for immediate contact as planned nights can change) to:  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Remember, dates may change as the weather (as antagonistic as it can be) can alter affecting the possibility of the desired night. Hence why contact details are necessary for such rapid changes. Lastly, do not hesitate to bring along your own telescope! We love seeing new people interested in Astronomy and all of its wonders, so make us two happy men and come for the grand experience ...

Current dates for 2015 are:

  • 17th of January
  • 14th of February
  • 21st of March
  • 18th April
  • 16th May

Thank you all sincerely,
Braeden Borg

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9pm Saturday 20th December 2014 - Deep Sky Observing Session

Are you interested in brilliant Galaxies, gargantuan super Clusters and gorgeous Nebulae? Then please join myself and the infamously clever Lachlan Wiltshire for a monthly night of Deep-Sky Observing! Each night will run late when the sky turns black, allowing every dedicated astronomer to perceive the vastly expansive universe in a constructive, cooperative environment. Every astronomer - no matter what their prior skill level may be - is greatly encouraged to come down to the Mount Burnett Observatory for a night of enjoyment and education. If you are interested, please e-mail your name and mobile number (For immediate contact details as planned nights can change) to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

A confirmation e-mail will be distributed to the sender as soon as humanly possible to describe the dates planned for the future. There are no obligations to these dates! Lastly, dates may change as the weather (As antagonistic as it can be) can alter affecting the possibility of the desired night. Hence why contact details are necessary for such rapid changes.

Thank you all dearly,

Braeden Borg

PS. Don't hesitate to bring along your own telescope! We love seeing new people interested in Astronomy and all of its wonders, so make us two happy men and come for the experience...