Film Night July – Asteroids – a new El Dorado in space

Stardome Observatory 670 Manukau Rd, EpsomAuckland,

This is a 2021futuristic documentary that looks at asteroids, what they are made from and how this can be exploited! The main film is 45 minutes long and will be […]

Introduction to Astronomy August 2021

Stardome Observatory 670 Manukau Rd, EpsomAuckland,

The Night Sky What are we looking at? By Chris Benton   Aim – To know what you are looking at and how you know The unaided eye can see […]

Young Astronomers

Stardome Observatory 670 Manukau Rd, EpsomAuckland,

Kia ora! Welcome to Young Astronomers. We'll be restarting the programme and looking to gather feedback from both young astronomers and parents for what a new programme could look like. […]

Practical Astronomy August – Telescope Clinic

Stardome Observatory 670 Manukau Rd, EpsomAuckland,

This month we will be running a Telescope clinic, demonstrating care and maintenance of various telescope types, including collimation and cleaning. Bring along your questions.

Film Night August – Cosmic Rays

Stardome Observatory 670 Manukau Rd, EpsomAuckland,

Film Night postponed due to lockdown.   An Introduction and four short films looking at Cosmic Rays: what they are, how they are detected and what do they tell us. […]

Variable Stars

Online

This meeting will be online via the Society youtube channel. The topic will be variable stars, including recurrent Novae, Cephied variables and others. This extra talk is being held on […]

Introduction to Astronomy September 2021

Online

Open & Globular Star Clusters So Different but so Similar By Chris Benton   Aim – To compare & contrast features of open & globular star clusters discussing their differences […]