Meetings are held on the 2nd & 4th Tuesday of every month at 7:30 pm (February through December).
Presentations are given on current astronomical topics and we hold telescope viewings, weather permitting.
Please follow this link on how to get to the Tauranga Astronomical Society.
All children are FREE. Adults $5.
Become a member: Adults $30, Family $40, Students $10.
Posted on: May, 5th, 2017 | in
cosmology, Meetings, Stellar
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»
Posted on: April, 25th, 2017 | in
Meetings, Planets, Solar System
The presentation for the first half will be “The Planet Saturn – Details about this, the most beautiful planet of all in our solar system”. The break will be followed by equally informative astronomical items. Weather permitting, the telescopes will be available for viewing. Jupiter is now in the evening […] Read more»
Posted on: March, 12th, 2017 | in
This Tuesday, we will be presenting a video on space flight, and the potential use of plasma as an energy source. We will also look into just what plasma is and how it is created. This is sure to be a fascinating look into the future of space flight, so […] Read more»