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: November, 24th, 2018 | in
This Tuesday, we will be taking a look at space myths with a fun and factual debunking by an astronaut aboard the International Space Station, then we will take a deep dive into the Orion Constellation. Here is one space myth to whet our appetites until this Tuesday: Why […] Read more»
Posted on: October, 19th, 2018 | in
Meetings, Planets, Solar System
This Tuesday we have another live talk in our series of planets of our solar system. George Gray will look at Venus – deemed to be Earth’s twin, but still radically different! “Venus is the second planet from the Sun, orbiting it every 224 Earth days. It has the longest rotation period (243 days) of any planet in the Solar […] Read more»
Posted on: September, 26th, 2018 | in
Dr Paul Groot will be speaking in our observatory hall, Fergusson Park, Tilby Drive, Tauranga, at 7.30pm on Thursday 4th October 2018. Dr Groot is professor of astronomy at Radboud University, located in Nijmegen, the Netherlands. He obtained his PhD in 1999 at the University of Amsterdam, among others on […] Read more»