ASTROSAT: India’s first dedicated multi-wavelength space observatory Date: Wednesday, 1st March Time: 7:30 pm Venue: Space Place (formerly Carter Observatory) March’s talk is given by Jibu Stephen. He will be […]

Come along and see the many wonderful objects, star clusters, galaxies, dying stars and nebulae around and near the Southern Cross, the spectacular globular cluster 47 Tucanae and the Tarantula […]

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This is our first gathering of the WAS Astrophotography group for this year. Bring along a tripod and a DSLR with a wide angle lens if possible. This group is […]

The next observing evening at the Tawa College observatory will be: Saturday 4th February. If cancelled due to bad weather, this will be deferred to Saturday 11 February. Address is: […]

Telescope 101 An introductory course to using your telescope, a joint event by WAS and Space Place. Cost: $40.00 Date:  Friday 3rd February (rain date Friday 10th February) Time: 8.00-10:30 […]

The next WAS meeting will be held on: Wednesday 1 Feb 2015 at 7:30 pm Space Place, Carter Observatory Upland Road, Kelburn, Wellington Topic: New Zealand’s last living MOA (Microlensing Observations […]