2017

When: Saturday 25th November 8:00pm, Where: Tawa College See many wonderful objects, star clusters, galaxies, dying stars and nebulae. We will be focusing on objects around the galactic centre like the […]

When: Saturday 19th November 8:30pm, Where (to be confirmed): Brooklyn Hill Turbine We are again planning to get special access to this site again both for astrophotography and dark sky observing. […]

Dates: Friday 17th to Sunday 19th October Venue: Foxton Beach Bible Camp Bookings are now open for the Horowhenua Astronomical Society’s 5th Astrophotography Weekend. Held in the lower North Island, […]

Access Mars screen capture

Unless you have superhuman powers, the only way to “visit” Mars is by looking at online images captured by the Curiosity rover.  Google and NASA have created Access Mars, which allows […]

Meg Schwamb

When: Tuesday 10th October 6:00pm, Where: Te Wāhanga Atawhai Mercy Conference Centre, 15 Guildford Terrace, Thorndon What: Exploring Mars with 150,000 Earthlings – Meg Schwamb NOTE:  Change of date and venue, see […]