Welcome to the AAS

Founded in 1923 and now with around 500 members, the Auckland Astronomical Society is one of New Zealand's largest

We are based at the Auckland Observatory and provide for all levels of interest and expertise in astronomy. We are committed to educating our members in the science of astronomy and to keeping them up-to-date with current astronomical developments and discoveries.

The Society members provide voluntary support for the Auckland Observatory public programs.
 

2013 Harry Williams Astrophotography Entries

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Upcoming Events

2014 Annual General Meeting
Monday 28 Apr, 2014 at 20:00Hrs
Venue: Stardome Observatory
Speaker/Host: Grant Christie

2014 Annual General Meeting

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Young Astronomers - May
Friday 02 May, 2014 at 19:30Hrs
Venue: Stardome Observatory - Sun Room
Speaker/Host: Margaret Arthur

Young Astronomers is the session for our younger members, aged 6-13yrs. This is an interactive session covering various current topics with plenty of question and answers.
There is also a group f
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Young Astronomers - May
Friday 02 May, 2014 at 19:30Hrs
Venue: Stardome Observatory - Sun Room

Young Astronomers is the session for our younger members, aged 6-13yrs. This is an interactive session covering various current topics with plenty of question and answers.
There is also a group for teenagers who are working on a range of research projects.


Practical Astronomy May -
Monday 05 May, 2014 at 20:00Hrs
Venue: Stardome Observatory
Speaker/Host: Bill Thomas

The Practical Astronomy sessions focus on learning the night sky and using telescope. This months topic is:

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Practical Astronomy May -
Monday 05 May, 2014 at 20:00Hrs
Venue: Stardome Observatory

The Practical Astronomy sessions focus on learning the night sky and using telescope. This months topic is:

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Astrophotography Group - May
Monday 05 May, 2014 at 19:00Hrs
Venue: Stardome Observatory
Speaker/Host: Keith Smith

A special interest group with tips and techniques for astrophotography.

This month - Stacking and Processing FITS images with MaxIm DL then onto GIMP or Photoshop


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Astrophotography Group - May
Monday 05 May, 2014 at 19:00Hrs
Venue: Stardome Observatory

A special interest group with tips and techniques for astrophotography.

This month - Stacking and Processing FITS images with MaxIm DL then onto GIMP or Photoshop




Intro to Astronomy May -
Monday 19 May, 2014 at 20:00Hrs
Venue: Stardome Observatory
Speaker/Host: Bernie Brenner

A tutorial series covering many aspects of astronomy. This months topic is:

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Intro to Astronomy May -
Monday 19 May, 2014 at 20:00Hrs
Venue: Stardome Observatory

A tutorial series covering many aspects of astronomy. This months topic is:

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Astronz B-YB2014
2014 NZ Astronomical Yearbook
Astronz C-CRMSCT
Focuser Crayford 2" 10-1 SCT
Astronz F-29
Filter #29 Dark Red
Astronz E-P04
Eyepiece 04mm Plossl 1.25"
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