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Briars Astronomy Centre and Observatory

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450 Nepean Highway
Mount Martha, VIC 3934 Australia

July 2018

Space Photo Competition

5 July 201812 August 2018
Briars Astronomy Centre and Observatory, 450 Nepean Highway
Mount Martha, VIC 3934 Australia
Free

MPAS invites submissions from primary & secondary school students in Victoria to an astronomy-themed photo competition as part of our National Science Week program. Photos can be of anything (day or night) provided they have a reference to the subject…

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August 2018

A new view of life: Celebrating the end of Kepler and Cassini, and start of Tess

15 August 2018 @ 8:00 pm9:30 pm
Briars Astronomy Centre and Observatory, 450 Nepean Highway
Mount Martha, VIC 3934 Australia
$2

NASA is set to land in Mount Martha for National Science Week, with two inspiring scientists from the Cassini and Kepler planetary spacecraft missions delivering the annual Science Week public lecture about the learnings so far and the implications for…

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Space for Girl Guides and Scouts

24 August 2018 @ 8:00 pm9:30 pm
Briars Astronomy Centre and Observatory, 450 Nepean Highway
Mount Martha, VIC 3934 Australia
$5 – $10

The evening aims to build awareness of the Australian night sky and help troops of Girl Guides and Scouts of any age in the journey towards their Outer Space/Astronomy badge/achievement award. If you belong to an adventurous troop of Girl…

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September 2018

Astrophotography Workshop

8 September 2018 @ 12:30 pm10:00 pm
Briars Astronomy Centre and Observatory, 450 Nepean Highway
Mount Martha, VIC 3934 Australia
$40

A day and evening that introduces you to the concepts of night sky photography and then you get to try it. Suitable for those who have some familiarity of daytime photography and who are keen to expand their horizons into…

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August 2019

Astrophotography Workshop & Victorian Astronomy Convention

10 August 2019 @ 9:00 am11 August 2019 @ 9:00 am
Briars Astronomy Centre and Observatory, 450 Nepean Highway
Mount Martha, VIC 3934 Australia
$100
Silhouette of a person against a starry night sky backdrop

This year’s astrophotography workshop will be run for the first time in conjunction with the biennial Victorian Astronomy Convention (VASTROC) in adjacent buildings.  Both are for the first time open to the public as well as to amateur astronomers. The…

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They Walk Among Us

16 August 2019 @ 7:00 am24 August 2019 @ 10:30 pm
Briars Astronomy Centre and Observatory, 450 Nepean Highway
Mount Martha, VIC 3934 Australia
Free

They’re right under our noses yet we don’t notice them. Some just listen but others might be transmitting as you read this, perhaps even in code. They might not use the internet or phone to communicate with each other, and…

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Music of the Heavens – Stargazing Concert Under the Stars

17 August 2019 @ 7:30 pm10:30 pm
Briars Astronomy Centre and Observatory, 450 Nepean Highway
Mount Martha, VIC 3934 Australia
$10

To celebrate the Moon landing this unique evening for the public features a selection of space-themed music performed by the Southern Peninsula Concert Band, woven together with informative space talks by the Mornington Peninsula Astronomical Society. Weather Permitting this will…

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September 2019

Space for girl guides and scouts

13 September 2019 @ 8:00 pm9:30 pm
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Briars Astronomy Centre and Observatory, 450 Nepean Highway
Mount Martha, VIC 3934 Australia
$5 – $10

The evening aims to build awareness of the Australian night sky and help troops of Girl Guides and Scouts of any age in the journey towards their Outer Space/Astronomy badge/achievement award.   If you belong to an adventurous troop of…

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November 2019

Space for girl guides and scouts

8 November 2019 @ 8:00 pm9:30 pm
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One event on 8 November 2019 at 8:00 pm

Briars Astronomy Centre and Observatory, 450 Nepean Highway
Mount Martha, VIC 3934 Australia
$5 – $10

The evening aims to build awareness of the Australian night sky and help troops of Girl Guides and Scouts of any age in the journey towards their Outer Space/Astronomy badge/achievement award.   If you belong to an adventurous troop of…

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