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.

Public Meeting 11th September 2018

~  Our next meeting is scheduled for 11th September 2018 Program Checking Out the Neighbours: Searching for planets in the Alpha Centauri system   The Centaurus constellation includes Alpha Centauri and Beta Centauri, both easily seen near the Southern Cross (Crux) constellation without telescopes. (Image Credit: Starry Night Education) The Alpha […] Read more»

Public Meeting Tuesday 28th August 2018 ~  Our next meeting is this Tuesday 28th August Program: Exoplanets – the latest research A video lecture by an astronomer from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. An exoplanet or extrasolar planet is a planet outside our solar system. The first evidence of an exoplanet was noted as […] Read more»


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