The World At Night – Lecture

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Babak Tafreshi – The World at Night This Friday 11th October 2019 Beatrice Hill Lecture – The World at Night At Otumoetai Baptist Church auditorium, 7.30pm   The Tauranga Astronomical Society sponsors an annual address by a prominent international astronomer / scientist organised by the Royal Astronomical Society NZ. This […] Read more»



Crowded Space Station

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Crowded Space Station   It was a bit crowded at the International Space Station (ISS) this week.   A busy week at the International Space Station (ISS). With nine crew members on board this week, the orbiting laboratory was unusually crowded from Wednesday (25th September) until Thursday (3rd October) when three of […] Read more»



Neptune at Opposition

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Neptune at Opposition This month is a great time to see the solar system’s outermost gas giant planet, if you have a telescope and a little patience. The above image of the planet Neptune was obtained during a test of the European Southern Observatory’s Very Large Telescope array in northern […] Read more»





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