Wellington Astronomical Society is an incorporated society and registered charity for promoting astronomy in and around the Wellington region.
Our next regular meeting will be held on the first Wednesday in September, that is the 5th of September at Space Place/Carter Observatory. Details of the meeting are posted here, on our Facebook page and in the monthly newsletter.
2018 – 2019 Subscriptions
We are at the start of the new Financial Year beginning on the 1st September and membership subscription for the year are now due. Please continue supporting our Society’s activities by renewing your membership. As part of our mission of promoting astronomy through education and public outreach, we endeavour to keep our activities free for everyone to attend.
Leading New Zealand experts on space weather and its impact on earth will deliver presentations about the high impact, low probability events space weather can contribute to. Damage to electrical networks in extreme cases leading to power blackouts, disruption to GPS navigation systems and knocking out aviation radio systems, to name but a few.