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Linking Brisbane Planetarium to the World

The evening of Tuesday, 14 July 2015, was a first for the Sir Thomas Brisbane Planetarium and a handful of others with a live linkup orchestrated by the American Museum of Natural History in New York for coverage and interaction … Continue reading

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Vatican Observatory Astronomer Visit

It was a pleasure to have Brother Guy Consolmagno of the Vatican Observatory Foundation call in this evening at the Sir Thomas Brisbane Planetarium and present a special session in the Cosmic Skydome. He related how the friends of the night … Continue reading

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Valentine’s Day: Romance with the Stars Dinner

The Sir Thomas Brisbane Planetarium and the adjacent ‘Botanical – Café Functions Events’ are partners in a special ‘Valentine’s Day Romance with the Stars Dinner’ at 6:30pm on Friday, 14 February. Couples will arrive to a welcome drink and chocolates … Continue reading

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Queensland Premier Visits Brisbane Planetarium

This afternoon, Queensland Premier Campbell Newman enjoyed a relaxed holiday visit with one of his daughters to the upgraded Brisbane Planetarium and saw one of the fulldome shows. The Premier (left) is with Planetarium Curator Mark Rigby and the Zeiss … Continue reading

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Partial solar eclipse

Here’s a view of the Sun at mid-eclipse this morning (8:58 am) seen from Brisbane using a zoom lens at 250mm. Mark Rigby

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APS 2013 Group Photo at Brisbane Planetarium

Most of the APS 2013 attendees assembled in front of the Sir Thomas Brisbane Planetarium in Brisbane this week.

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Attendees for APS 2013 at Brisbane Planetarium

We had a great two days of fulldome content, presentations and chatting at the Sir Thomas Brisbane Planetarium this week. Many thanks to those who attended from around Australia,  New Zealand, USA and Japan.

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APS 2013 Group Photo

A photo of most our group gathered for APS 2013 held at the Sir Thomas Brisbane Planetarium on 22/23 April 2013.

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APS 2013 Meeting

The APS 2013 is rapidly approaching and promises to be a busy, hectic and fruitful meeting.  It will take place at the upgraded Sir Thomas Brisbane Planetarium on the 22nd & 23rd of April.  Mark Rigby has done a terrific … Continue reading

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Almost to the Top!

Here’s the Brisbane Planetarium’s new dome with the third level of panels going in as of the evening of Saturday, 16 February 2013. No work is being done on the dome itself today, so attention is being give to the … Continue reading

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