Past events

11am–12pm 1 October 2015
I review recent developments in the study of interstellar extinction, specifically findings on the wavelength-dependence of the extinction curve both within the Milky Way and...
7–9pm 25 September 2015
Mount Stromlo Observatory in conjunction with the Canberra Astronomical Society invite the Canberra community to attend our public observing nights of 2015. Come and see the rings...
4–5pm 17 September 2015
In the space of a generation, cosmology has been transformed from an almost entirely theoretical activity into a rigorous, empirical science; I will describe the resulting '...
meteor + time lapse sky
2pm 17 September 2015
Where do meteorites come from and what are they? Dr Emma Kirby has the answers!
11am–12pm 17 September 2015
Planet formation is a subject being revolutionised by the stunning first long-baseline images from the ALMA telescope in Chile. The first of these, of the HL Tau protoplanetary...
11am–12pm 11 September 2015
Diffuse interstellar bands (DIBs) and atomic lines are observed as interstellar absorptions in GALAH and other massive spectroscopic stellar surveys. By observing a given DIB...
10–11am 2 September 2015
Women comprise more than half of science PhD graduates and early career researchers, but less than 20% of senior academics in Australian universities and research institutes. The...
11am–12pm 25 August 2015
The Siding Spring Southern Seyfert Spectroscopic Snapshot Survey (S7) is providing integral field spectroscopy on ~140 nearby active galaxies in the wavelength region 3300-7000...
10–11.30am 22 August 2015
Take a walking tour of the Mount Stromlo Observatory and learn about one of Canberra’s oldest sites. Mount Stromlo Observatory has been carrying out astronomical...
6–9pm 21 August 2015
What record are you trying to break? On Friday 21 August 2015 Mt. Stromlo Observatory will be leading Australia in attempting to break two Guinness World Records - Most...
6–9pm 15 August 2015
Mount Stromlo Observatory in conjunction with the Canberra Astronomical Society and Les Explorateurs Scout Group invite the wider ACT Scouts community to attend our special...
11am–12pm 13 August 2015
One of the most important questions in astronomy today is the source of the ionising photons that caused a predominantly neutral Early Universe to evolve into the ionised one we...
11am–12pm 30 July 2015
Ladies and Gentlemen, I would like to bring to your attention a momentous occasion. The first SkyMapper Ph.D. is (almost) complete! I know some feared this day would never come;...
11am–12pm 28 July 2015
The magnetic history of the Universe is uncharted. Measurements of magnetic fields on scales larger than galaxy clusters are needed to distinguish between fields generated in the...
7–9pm 24 July 2015
Mount Stromlo Observatory in conjunction with the Canberra Astronomical Society invite the Canberra community to attend our public observing nights of 2015. Come and see the rings...
6–7.30pm 20 July 2015
On the 3rd June the Giant Magellan Telescope Organisation announced that the GMT was beginning construction. Join us for an evening exploring Australia’s involvement in this...
11am–12pm 2 July 2015
With experiments returning a vast amount of data, the ability of humans to explore that data unaided is diminishing. Computers provide a way to query large volumes of data in an...
10–11.30am 27 June 2015
Take a walking tour of the Mount Stromlo Observatory and learn about one of Canberra’s oldest sites. Mount Stromlo Observatory has been carrying out astronomical...
7–9pm 19 June 2015
Mount Stromlo Observatory in conjunction with the Canberra Astronomical Society invite the Canberra community to attend our public observing nights of 2015. Come and see the rings...

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