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Women-only recruitment drive to rocket up gender equality

The largest women-only recruitment drive in the history of Australian Astronomy and Space is underway at The Australian National University (ANU).
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Women and gender diverse recruitment at the AITC: invitation to apply for 10 new positions!

Are you a woman or a gender-diverse researcher/scientist/engineer/project manager? Whether early or mid-career, junior or senior, aspiring or experienced, are you keen to embrace and thrive working in astronomy and space science and technology alongside equally passionate and like-minded individuals?

Summer space shows set to bring cheer in a tough year

Stargazers are in for a summer treat with three out-of-this-world events over the next week, ranging from shooting stars to a great planetary "romance" in the night-sky.

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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.