2017

When: Wednesday 2nd of August 2017 at 7:30pm Where: Carter Observatory, Upland Rd, Kelburn, Wellington Subject: From the Greeks to Gaia: the History and Science of High-resolution Astronomy – Warwick Kissling […]

After decades of tinkering, Peter Beck and Rocket Lab are poised to bring low-cost launches to the world. A couple of interesting articles from Bloomberg. https://www.bloomberg.com/news/features/2017-06-29/at-18-he-strapped-a-rocket-engine-to-his-bike-now-he-s-taking-on-spacex https://www.bloomberg.com/news/features/2017-06-29/the-tiny-satellites-ushering-in-the-new-space-revolution

Date: Wed 5th July – Society Meeting: 7:30pm, Location: Space Place, Carter Observatory Pseudo Science in Astronomy – Sarah Taylor As humans, we don’t like not knowing the reasons or […]

Date: Sat 2nd July at 7:00pm, Location: Tawa College. See many wonderful objects, star clusters, galaxies, dying stars and nebulae. We will be focusing on objects around the galactic centre […]