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National Science Week - Free Event

Bringing Science to Life in the Movie Interstellar - Wed 16th August, 8PM at Peninsula School

Special international visitor and Chief Scientist of the company Double Negative, Oliver James, is touring Australia in Science Week. His team developed the graphics & special visual effects in several well-known international movies.

While in Victoria he is giving this year's National Science Week lecture in Mt.Eliza on the science and methods of his team's work on the movie "Interstellar". His talk should appeal to anyone interested in technology, science, graphic art, imaging and movies.


Astrophotography Workshop

On the 9th September 2017, come and participate in our workshop at the Briars.
Bookings for this event are online only. Last years event booked out, so book early!

Special for 2017 is a dinner presentation by Anders Hamilton of some of his Aurora pictures and experiences while working in the Antarctica winter.


Standard Events

Public Viewing Nights

Held on the FIRST FRIDAY of each month at the Briars Visitors Centre, commencing at 8:00PM, these popular events are a great chance to view the Moon, planets like Venus, Mars, Jupiter and Saturn, interesting stars and clusters as well as bright satellite and Space Station passes, all with a wide array of telescopes supplied by our members.

For more information: Click Here.

Members Meeting

The MPAS regularly holds its General Meetings for members and anyone interested in joining the Society, on the THIRD WEDNESDAY of each month, at the Peninsula School Lecture Theatre, Wooralla Drive, Mount Eliza, Victoria, commencing at around 8pm.

These meetings are an informal way of learning more about the MPAS and it's activities and new members are always welcome. They are usually divided into two sessions separated by a coffee break. The meetings are held at the Senior School, Peninsula School, Mt Eliza (Melways 105 F5), and start at 8pm.

For more information on how to get there: Click Here.