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APS 2020 INVITATION

The Melbourne Planetarium is delighted to be hosting the APS 2020 conference. APS 2020 will take place on 10 – 11 February 2020 at the Melbourne Planetarium located in Museum Victoria’s Scienceworks. It will be an excellent opportunity to network … Continue reading

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Dome Under Festival – Tickets on Sale

TICKETS NOW ON SALE! – Tickets for the Dome Under Festival are now on sale. Season passes and Day passes are now available here: https://museumsvictoria.com.au/scienceworks/domeunder-festival/ SUBMISSIONS ARE OPEN – Submissions for the Dome Under Festival are now open. Enter your … Continue reading

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Dome Under Festival

The Melbourne Planetarium is excited to announce the Dome Under Festival, the first ever Fulldome Film Festival in Australia. The festival will take place at the Melbourne Planetarium, February 8-9, 2020. The two-day film festival will be a celebration of … Continue reading

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4m iDome

There is a 4m diameter iDome available in the Singleton area. Let me know if you are interested. Note, this is 1m wider than the more usual iDome, suited to standing applications rather than seated.

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Planets High 5

We now have Venus and Jupiter  in the evening sky and soon three more will be added. Mars is rapidly moving towards it’s closest Opposition for 15 years by the end of July at 57.6Mkm. Find an Observatory or Planetarium … Continue reading

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APS2018 | Dunedin, New Zealand

The conference is over for another year, and just how quickly the time flew.  It was fantastic to catch up with old friends and make some new ones.  A huge thank you to Oana Jones for organizing the conference and … Continue reading

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Total Lunar Eclipse – January 31, 2018

A total lunar eclipse will be visible across Australia and parts of New Zealand on the evening of January 31. A number of planetariums and observatories will be hosting events, providing a great opportunity to share this grand experience with … Continue reading

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Casual Planetarium Program Officer Positions

The Sir Thomas Brisbane Planetarium is looking to add one or two casual Planetarium Program Officer positions to present sessions in the facility’s Cosmic Skydome, conduct observatory sessions and carry out other duties. The roles are available to supplement permanent … Continue reading

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Sir Thomas Brisbane’s Stars

If you missed it, below is a link to a recent four-minute ‘The Great Day Out’ segment on the SEVEN TV Network about Sir Thomas Brisbane and his astronomical associations. The second half was filmed at the Sir Thomas Brisbane Planetarium. … Continue reading

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National TODAY show at Brisbane Planetarium

It definitely wasn’t astronomy-friendly weather in Brisbane, Australia today, but we still had five national weather segment crosses from the Sir Thomas Brisbane Planetarium on the Nine Network’s TODAY Show. Because of Daylight Savings Time in some other states, it … Continue reading

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