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Public Meeting Tuesday 23rd April 2019

Contrail screenshot (source SunLive)

Vapour trail caught on camera A screenshot taken from a video sent to SunLive (video: SunLive/Chris & Amber Wyatt) Tauranga Astronomical Society features in a recent article published on SunLive – Tauranga’s Weekend Sun newspaper on-line news department. Last week the SunLive newsroom contacted us via our website. They sent a video […] Read more»

Next Meeting 23rd April


Based on data from the Hubble Space Telescope, the Milky Way Galaxy (pictured right) and Andromeda Galaxy (left) are predicted to distort each other with tidal pull in 3.75 billion years, as shown in this illustration.   The Milky Way-Andromeda collision is a galactic collision predicted to occur in about […] Read more»

admin @ January 8, 2016

Welcome to 2016!

We hope you have had an excellent Christmas and New Years. Last year was a fantastic year for the society, and this year looks to be no different! Our first meeting is on the 26th of January at 7.30pm. We hope to see you there.


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Slooh Space Camera


NASA astronomy picture of the day