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.

LMC – Milky Way’s Galactic Neighbour


Image credit:P. Horálek/ESO Large Magellanic Cloud: Milky Way’s Galactic Neighbour *****************************    In This Post – BBQ Tuesday Milky Way’s galactic neighbour *****************************   A timely reminder: Last public meeting of the year – Tuesday 17th December 2019 Barbecue Our end-of-year barbecue is planned for this Tuesday 17th December at […] Read more»

Starry Night by Vincent van Gogh

van Gogh

Painting Credit: Vincent van Gogh Digital Rendering: MoMA, Google Arts & Culture, via Wikipedia Starry Night by Vincent van Gogh The painting Starry Night is one of the most famous icons of the night sky ever created. The scene was painted by Vincent van Gogh in southern France in 1889. The swirling style of Starry Night appears, to many, to […] Read more»


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