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

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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 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»





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