Wellington Astronomical Society

Wellington Astronomical Society promotes astronomy in and around the Wellington region. We hold regular activities and meetings with guest speakers, hire telescopes to members, provide a monthly newsletter as well as much more.

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Gifford Observatory (WN College).
Contact John Field for details.



The next WAS meeting will be held on

Wednesday 5 October 2016 at 7:30 pm

at Carter Observatory,

Upland Rd,

Kelburn,

Wellington

Topic:
4000 Years in 40 Minutes
Presenter: Jay Evett Space Place Carter Observatory

Hear about some of the world’s greatest scientific achievements in astronomy in just one night. In this fast-paced presentation Jay Èvett will give us a glimpse of the astronomical world and the effects it has on today’s society.

For more detail, see our Meetings Page

Astrophotography Group Inaugural Meeting Saturday 1 October. See here for details.

Our Observing Night Saturday 8 October is on the Wellington Waterfront, not Tawa College. See here for details.

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