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: February, 5th, 2019 | in
Meetings, Planets, Solar System
~ Our next meeting is Tuesday 12th February The Wonders, Origins and Diversity of Life presented by noted English Astrophysicist Prof. Brian Cox Biodiversity – examples of life on earth Seeing Inside the Sun Surface of the Sun (Source: youtube) New Horizons’ Discoveries Around Pluto Three billion miles from Earth, NASA’s […] Read more»
Posted on: January, 28th, 2019 | in
The MOA Telescope, Mt. John, Tekapo, NZ (Photo: Frazer Gunn) ~ Our next meeting is Tuesday 12th February So many members attended our first meeting of the year last Tuesday. We welcomed new members too. It’s all good! Our next meeting is scheduled for Tuesday 12th February. We’ll […] Read more»
Posted on: January, 19th, 2019 | in
General, Meetings, Solar System
~ Our next meeting is this Tuesday 22nd January Program: Topic #1: Our solar system’s geological makeup. Topic #2: The latest from Nasa’s space craft New Horizons, that recently explored the Ultima Thule asteroid in the solar system’s Kuiper Belt, is yielding scientific discoveries daily. Ultima Thule Asteroid (Source: […] Read more»