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Public Meeting Tuesday 28th May 2019

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The Milky Way Galaxy Photo Source: skysurvey.org   Annual General Meeting (AGM) this month Our AGM is scheduled for next Tuesday 28th May.   Committee Nominations are invited from financial members to serve on the Committee. The Committee meets on the evening of the first Wednesday of each month, except January.   Treasurer […] Read more»



The Galaxy, the Jet, and the Black Hole

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Image Credit: NASA, JPL-Caltech, Event Horizon Telescope Collaboration   The Galaxy, the Jet, and the Black Hole  Bright elliptical galaxy Messier 87 (M87) is home to the supermassive black hole captured by planet Earth’s Event Horizon Telescope in the first ever image of a black hole. Giant of the Virgo galaxy cluster about 55 million light-years […] Read more»



Public Meeting Tuesday 23rd April 2019

Contrail screenshot (source SunLive)

Vapour trail caught on camera A screenshot taken from a video sent to SunLive (video: SunLive/Chris & Amber Wyatt) Tauranga Astronomical Society features in a recent article published on SunLive – Tauranga’s Weekend Sun newspaper on-line news department. Last week the SunLive newsroom contacted us via our website. They sent a video […] Read more»





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