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Public Meeting Tuesday 26th June

~  Members’ Meeting this Tuesday Our next meeting is this Tuesday 26th June Continuing his series on planets of our Solar System, Dr. George Gray will discuss Saturn. We’ll view a video on Saturn from the ‘How the Universe Works’ series. Not to be missed! Dr. Gray has entitled his […] Read more»

Tuesday January 23rd Meeting – 20 Years of Cassini’s Exploration of Saturn


The Tauranga Astronomical Society is having a FREE evening at the observatory on Tuesday January 23rd from 7:30pm. You can view the crescent moon through the large 14” and smaller telescopes at dusk – from around 8.45pm, but before that we have a very recent documentary video on the Cassini […] Read more»

Tuesday 27th June Meeting – View Jupiter and Saturn throughout the night


Weather permitting, the telescopes will be available for viewing from the start of the meeting. The Moon will be getting low on the Western horizon by 7:30pm so should be viewed at the start of the meeting before it sets. Jupiter and Saturn will be ideal for viewing throughout the […] Read more»


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