Meetings

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.

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 September 12 Meeting – A night in the stars with Dr. Ian Griffin

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Coming up on Tuesday 12th September, Tauranga Astronomical Society proudly presents – Dr. Ian Griffin – “Chasing the aurora around and above New Zealand” Ian will describe 4 years of chasing the aurora in New Zealand from new year at Hoopers Inlet, to a Boeing 767 crossing the Antarctic circle. […] Read more»





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