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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»

The Universe is Expanding Faster… or is it? Professor Jeff Tallon Lecture – Tuesday May 9th


Distinguished Physics Professor, Jeff Tallon will address this subject at a special public meeting to be hosted by the Tauranga Astronomical Society on Tues, 9th May 7.30 pm at the Tauranga Observatory Hall, Fergusson Park. This is a Gifford-Eiby Lecture of the Royal Astronomical Society of New Zealand. Five years […] Read more»

Tuesday September 27th Meeting, Conclusion of the Brightest Stars in the Universe Presentation


This Tuesday, 27th of September, Roy Tallon will be giving the last of his series of presentations on the brightest stars in the visible Universe. This will follow a video presentation on the possibility of there being another planet just like Earth. After the break, we will show a video […] Read more»


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