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Please note that during the COVID-19 pandemic, we are taking the responsible precaution of having NO further telescope stargazing nights for the public, scouts, guides and schools in 2020 in order to avoid potential spread of the virus by contact with shared telescopes.


Telescope Learning Day - 24th October 2020

Bring your new telescopes to the Briars for a hands-on workshop and viewing night with your new gear.
$5 per attendee to cover BBQ dinner. Bookings Essential.



Standard Events

Public Stargazing Nights

Held on the FIRST FRIDAY of each month at the Briars Astronomy Centre, commencing at 8pm, 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

MPAS regularly holds its General Meetings for members and anyone interested in joining the Society, on the THIRD WEDNESDAY of each month (except December), at the Briars commencing at around 8pm.
These meetings are an informal way of learning more about MPAS and its activities and new members are always welcome.