Introduction to Astronomy May 2021

Stardome Observatory 670 Manukau Rd, Epsom, Auckland

Einstein’s Theory of Special Relativity Tonight Demystified Einstein’s ground-breaking 1905 Theory of Special Relativity defines the relationship between space and time. Tonight Chris Benton discusses what led Einstein to form […]

Young Astronomers May

Stardome Observatory 670 Manukau Rd, Epsom, Auckland

The Young Astronomers Group for Junior members discusses current topics in space exploration and astronomy.

Monthly Meeting May – Ngā Whetū O Matariki

Stardome Observatory 670 Manukau Rd, Epsom, Auckland

This will be a special Planetarium Presentation for the AAS by the Auckland Stardome. Ngā Whetū O Matariki   Join us at the Stardome for a presenter-led, Matariki kōrero under […]

Film Night MAY – SUPER MASSIVE BLACK HOLES.

MAY  Film Night: Super Massive Black Holes At May Film night Ken Hulls uses two films to look in detail at Super Massive Black Holes. After an introduction, the first […]

Introduction to Astronomy June 2021

Stardome Observatory 670 Manukau Rd, Epsom, Auckland

The Sun – Our Nearest Star What’s going on and why? Our nearest star, the Sun, is vital to life on Earth; but what do we know about it? Tonight, […]

Young Astronomers June

The Young Astronomers Group for Junior members discusses current topics in space exploration and astronomy.

Monthly Meeting June – Imaging magnetic fields using polarization

Stardome Observatory 670 Manukau Rd, Epsom, Auckland

Imaging magnetic fields using polarization with Prof Willem Van Straten.   Abstract: The polarization state of electromagnetic radiation from the Universe around us is rich with additional information about the […]

Practical Astronomy June – The Winter Night Sky

Stardome Observatory 670 Manukau Rd, Epsom, Auckland

This will be one of our quarterly Nights Sky reviews in the Planetarium. We will review the Winter Constellations and some of the deep sky objects to be found in […]