Summary of Events

Summary of events at Stonehenge Aotearoa
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TPAS = The Phoenix Astronomical Society (meets monthly at Stonehenge Aotearoa)
Public welcome to monthly TPAS meetings but please introduce yourselves, donation appreciated
You must register beforehand for observing sessions: info@stonehenge-aotearoa.co.nz

 
Date Time Event name Short Description Link
Postponed until later Evening "The Planets" by Gustav Holst and "Voyager 2" - a tone poem by Keith Austin Two-hour electronic music experience under the stars within the stones at Stonehenge Aotearoa Planets
March 20 Evening Stonehenge
Legends of the Equinox
Presentation, viewing the sunset (weather permitting), shared meal Legends
March 24 7:30pm TPAS
Supernova - a star exploded in the sky, Celebration of a discovery made by a New Zealander
Presentation and observing (weather permitting)  
April 25 7pm Stonehenge
Hubble Space Telescope - Visions of the Cosmos
27th anniversary of the launch of the telescope - presentation Hubble
April 28 7:30pm TPAS Presentation and observing (weather permitting)  
May 05, 06, 07 Friday 5pm, to Sunday morning TPAS & Stonehenge
Exploring the planets
Planetary astronomy and viewing. Talks and workshops. Either register for the weekend (TPAS) or buy a day pass (stonehenge) Exploring
May 26 7:30pm TPAS Presentation and observing (weather permitting)  
June 04 Dawn Pleiades (Matariki) rises with the sun    
June 23 :7:30pm TPAS Presentation and observing (weather permitting)  
June 24 4:30pm Stonehenge
Matariki & the Winter solstice 
Presentation, viewing the sunset (weather permitting), shared meal Matariki
June 25   Post European Maori New Year    
July 09   Pre-European Maori New Year    
July 22 7pm Stonehenge
The Universe in space and time
Presentation & observing (weather permitting) Universe
July 28 7:30pm TPAS Presentation & observing (weather permitting)  
August 15 7pm Stonehenge
Extraterrestrials
Presentation Extraterrestrials
August 25 7:30pm TPAS Presentation & observing (weather permitting)  
September 22 7:30pm ​​TPAS Presentation & observing (weather permitting)  
September 23 5pm Stonehenge
Tales of the Spring Equinox
Presentation, viewing the sunset (weather permitting), shared meal Tales
October 21 7pm Stonehenge
The Whale Riders
Presentation & observing (weather permitting) Whale
October 27 7:30pm TPAS Presentation & observing (weather permitting)  
November 24 7:30pm TPAS Presentation & observing (weather permitting)  
November 25 7pm Stonehenge
The Zodiac - Signs in the Sky
Presentation  The Zodiac
December 21 7pm Stonehenge
The Star of Bethlehem
Presentation, viewing the sunset (weather permitting), shared meal The Star
Stardate 2018
Jan 19, 20, 21
3-day event TPAS & Stonehenge Talks, observing and workshops. Either register for the 3 days (TPAS) or buy a day pass (stonehenge).  
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CONTACT US

Phone: (06) 377 1600
Postal address: P.O. Box 156, Carterton 5743
Street address: 51 Ahiaruhe Road, R.D.2 Carterton, 5792
Email: info@stonehenge-aotearoa.co.nz
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