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Tuesday 26th July Meeting – The Stellar Zoo, and Their Long Lives with Amit, and SOFIA Touches Down in Christchurch


This tuesday, Amit returns to give a presentation on the Stellar zoo, how many types of stars there are, how long they live for and why they are so important to the universe, and ultimately… us. He will be taking questions from the audience, and prepare to have your answers […] Read more»

Tuesday June 28th Meeting – Orbital Mechanics and Continuation on Amit’s Star Presentation

Orbital Mechanics 101

This week, Dayl will deliver a presentation on orbital mechanics. From how gravity affects objects in space, to why New Horizons didn’t go into orbit around Pluto late last year. Amit will also complete his presentation on Stars. This is sure to be yet another fantastic and educational evening. Be […] Read more»


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