Welcome to the WAS website

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

The November monthly meeting will be held at the the usual time and place.  That is at Space Place (Carter observatory) on the first Wednesday of November which is the 1st.  This is our AGM.  More details will be posted here and on our Facebook page closer to the date.

What humans do on Mars

 

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.

Our Facebook page is at this link.  The last few post from the Facebook page are included below for your viewing pleasure.

1 week ago
Space.com

Studying the atmospheres of exoplanets! It won't be long, especially when the James Webb telescope comes online, that we will discover life on other worlds!

The Hubble Space Telescope's instruments are pushed to their limits when trying to detect the composition of exoplanet atmospheres. The Hubblecast video series explains.

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1 week ago
ScienceAlert

That was FAST.

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1 week ago
Physics-Astronomy.com

Michio Kaku Explains String Theory

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2 weeks ago
ScienceAlert

Something new about our own Moon!

It would have been a very different place.

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2 weeks ago
Space.com

Check out why these astronauts are conducting a spacewalk today.

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2 weeks ago
Physics-Astronomy.com

Hubble Just Confirmed The Largest Ocean World in Our Solar System And Its Not On Earth

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2 weeks ago
I fucking love science

Check out the video of this, it's intense.

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2 weeks ago
Space.com

Congratulations!

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2 weeks ago
NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration

Send your name out-of-this-world...to MARS! Our Mars InSight lander will carry your name to the Red Planet if submitted by Nov 1: https://go.nasa.gov/InSightPass

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2 weeks ago
Nobel Prize for Physics: Einstein Would Be 'Flabbergasted' by Gravitational Wave Win

Only one thing to say: WOW!

Einstein would be pleased — but flabbergasted — to hear the details of humanity's first direct detection of gravitational waves, according to one of three new Nobel winners for the discovery.

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