Practical Astronomy August – The Dobsonian Telescope

Stardome Observatory & Planetarium 670 Manukau Road, Epsom, Auckland

This month we will be discussing the Dobsonian Telescope, one of the more common telescope types used by amateur astronomers, primarily for visual observing. The Dobsonian consists of a Newtonian […]

Film Night August – Cosmic Radiation

Stardome Observatory & Planetarium 670 Manukau Road, Epsom, Auckland

What are the different forms of radiation arriving on earth, where in the universe does it come from, how is it detected and what can it tell us. August film […]

Northern Star Party – Dark Sky Weekend

Waharau Regional Park 1748 East Coast Rd, Orere Point, Whakatiwai

                  We are excited to announce the dates for the Northern Star Party, 2022, held at Waharau Regional Park and hosted by […]

2022 Burbidge Dinner

The annual dinner for the Auckland Astronomical Society that includes the prizegiving for the New Zealand Astrophotography Competition and the Beaumont Prize for written contributions to the AAS Journal. This […]