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.

New! Site Updated 11-August-2016

About WAS

Meetings

Events

Recent Past Events

Get Involved

Observing
Occultations near Wellington

Telescopes

Newsletters

Membership
Subs for 2016-17 are due now. Please print renewal form and send with your remittance.

Contacts

Links

Sitemap

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



The next WAS meeting will be held on

Wednesday 3 August 2016 at 7:30 pm

at Carter Observatory,

Upland Rd,

Kelburn,

Wellington

Topic:
Space Academy for Educators
Presenter: Chris Monigatti - WAS

WAS secretary Chris Monigatti recently accompanied 5 secondary students to the US Space and Rocket Center at Huntsville, Alabama, USA. The students attended International Space Camp for one week, whilst Chris completed an Educators Space Academy course for American and International teachers.

Chris will share his experiences of the course, explain the link between Huntsville and Wellington, suggest some ideas for future travellers, and introduce the video: "Missile to Moon" PBS (2012).

Five Planets Observing at Fank Kitts Park 13 and 18 August.

[top of page]



This website is © 2016 Wellington Astronomical Society
WAS is hosted by
Actrix logo