Practical Astronomy/Asrophotography – Imaging Mars

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With Mars opposition coming up in mid October, Shaun Fletcher will explain his imaging and processing techniques for the planet Mars.  We have postponed the Planetarium Spring Night Sky review. […]

Introduction to Astronomy – October 2020

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The Andromeda Galaxy Halo – Discoveries from a recent study Our nearest large spiral galaxy, Andromeda, is surrounded by an immense halo of gas. Recently, a group of astronomers, using […]

Planetarium Review -The Spring Night Sky

Stardome Observatory 670 Manukau Rd, Epsom, Auckland

This event has been rescheduled from the September Practical Astronomy night. This will be a Planetarium session where we will review the Spring Night Sky.

Astrophotography Group October

Stardome Observatory 670 Manukau Rd, Epsom, Auckland

We will review and discuss all Mars images submitted here during the opposition and I will award the prize for the best. I will also lead a discussion over getting […]

Practical Astronomy October – Telescopes and Accessories

Stardome Observatory 670 Manukau Rd, Epsom, Auckland

This talk will cover Telescopes and Accessories along with their care and maintenance. Will include basic optical collimation and cleaning of optics. Weather permitting we will follow the Practical Astronomy […]