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 […]
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 […]
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. […]
Guest Speaker : Dr. Heloise F. Stevance, MPhys, AFHEA, PhD Research Fellow in Astrophysics When massive stars reach the end of their lives they undergo a supernovae explosion powered by […]
CAD optical design combined with modern optical manufacturing techniques is creating an all new generation of fast refractors for the amateur market. These new scopes vastly reduce the imaging time […]
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 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. […]
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 […]
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 […]
This will be one of our seasonal Night Sky reviews. This will be held online via the Auckland Astronomical Society youtube channel.