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Eloise Birchall: Building Blocks for Baby Planets

Eloise Birchall: Building Blocks for Baby Planets

Ever wondered how the Earth and other planets ended up around the Sun? In this talk Eloise will explain how planets grow and how they can get their moons.
Geoff Bonning: Asteroids and Meteorites

Geoff Bonning: Asteroids and Meteorites

Asteroids are the leftovers of planet formation. They have a lot to tell us about how the Earth formed, and maybe even how life got started.
Staci Pearlman: Constellation Storytime: the Southern Cross, the Emu in the Sky, and the Jewel Box

Staci Pearlman: Constellation Storytime: the Southern Cross, the Emu in the Sky, and the Jewel Box

All about the Southern Cross, the Emu In The Sky, and the Jewel Box. Learn about these constellations, where the stories came from, the different stars that make them up, and how to find them in the night sky - no telescopes needed!

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RSAA Colloquium: A/Professor Alex Ji (U.Chicago)

11am 23 Apr 2024
Dwarf Galaxy Archaeology in the Gaia Era.

Mt. Stromlo Public Astronomy Night 2024

7–9pm 10 May 2024
Mount Stromlo Observatory in conjunction with the Canberra Astronomical Society invite you to attend our public observing nights of 2024. Come and see the craters of the moon, planets, and beautiful star clusters and nebulae. Object visibility will vary depending on the night.

Public Astronomy Night at Wildbark 2024

7–9pm 11 May 2024
Join us at Wildbark for an amazing series of Stargazing nights! Wildbark and Mount Stromlo Observatory have partnered up to bring you a follow up stargazing night after our public nights up here. With the help of the Canberra Astronomical Society, there will be plenty to see in the sky

Mt. Stromlo Public Astronomy Night 2024

7–9pm 14 Jun 2024
Mount Stromlo Observatory in conjunction with the Canberra Astronomical Society invite you to attend our public observing nights of 2024. Come and see the craters of the moon, planets, and beautiful star clusters and nebulae. Object visibility will vary depending on the night.

Public Astronomy Night at Wildbark 2024

7–9pm 15 Jun 2024
Join us at Wildbark for an amazing series of Stargazing nights! Wildbark and Mount Stromlo Observatory have partnered up to bring you a follow up stargazing night after our public nights up here. With the help of the Canberra Astronomical Society, there will be plenty to see in the sky

Mt. Stromlo Public Astronomy Night 2024

7–9pm 12 Jul 2024
Mount Stromlo Observatory in conjunction with the Canberra Astronomical Society invite you to attend our public observing nights of 2024. Come and see the craters of the moon, planets, and beautiful star clusters and nebulae. Object visibility will vary depending on the night.

Public Astronomy Night at Wildbark 2024

7–9pm 13 Jul 2024
Join us at Wildbark for an amazing series of Stargazing nights! Wildbark and Mount Stromlo Observatory have partnered up to bring you a follow up stargazing night after our public nights up here. With the help of the Canberra Astronomical Society, there will be plenty to see in the sky

Mt. Stromlo Public Astronomy Night 2024

7–9pm 9 Aug 2024
Mount Stromlo Observatory in conjunction with the Canberra Astronomical Society invite you to attend our public observing nights of 2024. Come and see the craters of the moon, planets, and beautiful star clusters and nebulae. Object visibility will vary depending on the night.

Public Astronomy Night at Wildbark 2024

7–9pm 10 Aug 2024
Join us at Wildbark for an amazing series of Stargazing nights! Wildbark and Mount Stromlo Observatory have partnered up to bring you a follow up stargazing night after our public nights up here. With the help of the Canberra Astronomical Society, there will be plenty to see in the sky

Mt. Stromlo Public Astronomy Night 2024

7–9pm 6 Sep 2024
Mount Stromlo Observatory in conjunction with the Canberra Astronomical Society invite you to attend our public observing nights of 2024. Come and see the craters of the moon, planets, and beautiful star clusters and nebulae. Object visibility will vary depending on the night.

Public Astronomy Night at Wildbark 2024

7–9pm 7 Sep 2024
Join us at Wildbark for an amazing series of Stargazing nights! Wildbark and Mount Stromlo Observatory have partnered up to bring you a follow up stargazing night after our public nights up here. With the help of the Canberra Astronomical Society, there will be plenty to see in the sky

Mt Stromlo Observatory 100th Anniversary Open Day

9am 17 Sep 2024
As part of the Mt Stromlo Observatory 100th Anniversary celebrations, we will be holding an open day on Monday 17 September.

Mt Stromlo Observatory 100th Anniversary Symposium

9am 18 Sep 2024
The Research School of Astronomy and Astrophysics (RSAA) will be hosting a 1-day symposium on 18 September highlighting the contributions of scientists at Mount Stromlo Commonwealth Solar Observatory since its establishment 100 years ago.