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Tuesday 14th November Meeting – The Universe’s Biggest Blasts

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This Tuesday, the 14th of November meeting has a documentary looking at the Universe’s biggest blasts, including asteroid and comet collisions; neutron star energy releases, and supernova. Also, we look at ‘The Foucault Pendulum’ when in the early 19th century it proved graphically that the earth rotates. Telescope viewing, weather […] Read more»



Tuesday October 24th Meeting – An evening in the Universe with Professor Brian Cox

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Coming up on Tuesday 24th October at 7:30pm ‘The Universe’. A video lecture by Professor Brian Cox, described as simple, amazing and very informative. What was there before the ‘Big Bang’ and what is the Universe expanding into, are 2 further items for the evening. Telescope viewing of the moon […] Read more»



Tuesday September 12 Meeting – A night in the stars with Dr. Ian Griffin

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Coming up on Tuesday 12th September, Tauranga Astronomical Society proudly presents – Dr. Ian Griffin – “Chasing the aurora around and above New Zealand” Ian will describe 4 years of chasing the aurora in New Zealand from new year at Hoopers Inlet, to a Boeing 767 crossing the Antarctic circle. […] Read more»





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