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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 22nd August Meeting – A Night of Presentations

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This week, Tauranga Astronomical Society will be hosting two presentations from long time members Amit Kamble and David Greig. Amit will be giving a presentation about star clusters, including his own astrophotography. After the break, David will give a presentation about the size and scale of our solar system. Weather […] Read more»





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