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Welcome to Mount Burnett Observatory inc. We are an astronomical society based at Mount Burnett Observatory, in the Dandenong Ranges east of Melbourne. The Observatory was originally built in 1972 by Monash University. In 2011 the site was formally taken over by our organisation and it now has a new life as a community observatory. Our aim is to preserve the facility and to use it to promote astronomy and science to the communities in the Dandenongs.

The Observatory for members and guests every Friday from 7:30pm. Our Young Observers group meet on Saturday evenings once a month.

Sun, Moon and Planets

Moon Phase

CURRENT MOON

Melbourne Weather

Cloudy

14°C

Melbourne

Cloudy
Humidity: 77%
Wind: SW at 8.05 km/h
Sunday 15°C / 27°C Partly cloudy
Monday 10°C / 20°C SP_WEATHER_AM_SHOWERS_WIND
Tuesday 9°C / 18°C PM showers