Welcome to the WAS website

Wellington Astronomical Society is an incorporated society and registered charity for promoting astronomy in and around the Wellington region.

 

Next WAS meeting will be at Space Place (Carter Observatory) 7:30P.M. on Wednesday 2nd of August.  Further details shortly.

If you have any suggestions for things you would like to see on our website then please email the webmaster or fill out the “Contact Us” form.

We also have a Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/WellingtonAstronomicalSociety.  The last few post from the Facebook page are below for your viewing pleasure.

1 day ago
Wilderness Magazine

First rule of shooting the Milky Way: Find the darkest sky possible.

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1 day ago
Planetary Landscapes

Citizen scientists make a big difference!
One night three months ago, Rosa Castro finished her dinner, opened her laptop, and uncovered a novel object that was neither planet nor star. Therapist by ... See more

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1 day ago
Physics-Astronomy.com

Sunday morning treat! This is amazing to see...

Galileo claimed that a cannonball and a feather would hit the ground simultaneously if there was no air resistance.
In Galileo's time, the experimental demonstration was difficult. 4 centuries later, ... See more

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2 days ago
Space.com

Checkout Buzz Aldrin's suit! Amazing

How does Buzz celebrate Apollo 11? By raising money for our future on Mars!

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2 days ago
Stardome Observatory and Planetarium

Take ten minutes out of your Friday and learn why the 13.8 billion years of history of the universe is important with CrashCourse...

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2 days ago
KiwiSpace Foundation

http://www.nzherald.co.nz/nz/news/article.cfm?c_id=1&objectid=11892476

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2 days ago
Stardome Observatory and Planetarium

Dreams can come true...

Google and NASA have released a street view of the International Space Station, so you can now float through outer space from the comfort of your home! Explore here - http://bit.ly/2uMmTif

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3 days ago
NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration

On this day in 1969, NASA astronauts Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin took “one small step” and planted the first human feet on another world, our moon: http://go.nasa.gov/2vFwd3U #Apollo11

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3 days ago
Space.com

It's not looking great for the TRAPPIST-1 planets.

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4 days ago
Ricky

An local astrophotography exhibition - one night only!

Hey!! I'm have my first solo exhibition for astrophotography and I thought it would be relevant to share this! Maybe some of you guys would be interested in coming along and seeing what I've been up ... See more

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