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: September, 10th, 2017 | in
Astrophotography, cosmology, Meetings
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»
Posted on: August, 22nd, 2017 | in
Astrophotography, Meetings, Solar System, Stellar
This week, Tauranga Astronomical Society will be hosting two presentations from long time members Amit Kamble and David Greig. Amit will be giving a presentation about star clusters, including his own astrophotography. After the break, David will give a presentation about the size and scale of our solar system. Weather […] Read more»
Posted on: August, 8th, 2017 | in
cosmology, Meetings, Stellar
Tuesday night’s programme is a video presentation by Professor Jim Al-khalili. Entropy – Energy and Disorder. What is energy and how it drives the Universe. We follow this by ‘meet the neighbours’, a look at some of our closest galaxies. Admission is $5.00 for visitors (free for members). School age […] Read more»