The Tauranga Astronomical Society is located in the northeast corner of a redeveloped community complex in Ferguson park, Otumoetai.
Meetings are held on the 2nd & 4th Tuesday of every month at 7:30 pm (February through December).
Presentations are given on current astronomical topics and we hold telescope viewing, weather permitting.
All children are FREE. Adults $5. Become a member: Adults $30,   Family $40,   Student $10.



The observatory houses a variety of equipment:

A 14 inch Meade LX200-ACF telescope.
A Lundt Solar 60 telescope for viewing the Sun.

We also have a 10 inch Dobsonian, a 8 inch Meade LX10 SCT and a couple of other smaller telescopes.

PATRON: Mr. Mark Cairns, CEO Port of Tauranga

PRESIDENT: Lew Lawson 07 5749800 lewlawson@outlook.com
SECRETARY: Kevin Patmore
TREASURER: Roy Tallon 07-576-4473 tallonr@kinect.co.nz
Amit Kamble
Les Smith bernice.s@xtra.co.nz
David Greg


Committee meetings are held on the evening of the first Wednesday each month



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With funding support from:


Slooh Space Camera


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