Summary of Events

Summary of events at Stonehenge Aotearoa
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TPAS = The Phoenix Astronomical Society (meets monthly at Stonehenge Aotearoa)

Throughout 2019, TPAS Society meetings will be held on the first Saturday of each month   51 Ahiaruhe Road, Carterton. These regular dates have been selected because most occur near the New Moon.This will allow, weather permitting, telescope viewing of deep space objects following the meeting. In addition, the afternoons can be used, as required, for working bees and other functions.

The monthly programme of lectures and observing sessions will be advertised and open to the public from 7:30pm. The fee per evening for members of the public will be: adults $15; seniors $10; primary or secondary students $5. (Phoenix members free), Family  $15 ( 4 people: 1 or 2 adults and children).

Date Time Event name Short Description Link
 Was performed at Stardate on the evening of Feb 2 but there will be a second performance. Will be performed at the Winter Solstice on June 22.   "Voyager 2" - a tone poem by Keith Austin 1 hour electronic music experience under the stars within the stones at Stonehenge Aotearoa
October 05 7pm

Visions of the cosmos
With spectacular images from space telescopes, we take a journey from the Wairarapa the edge of the known universe.

Presentation followed by observing (weather permitting)
Night sky
Telescope viewing
Date with
November 02 7pm To be confirmed Presentation followed by observing (weather permitting  
December 07 7pm To be confirmed Presentation followed by observing (weather permitting  
December 22 7pm Summer Solstice The Summer Solstice will include viewing the Sun set over the Equinox Heel Stone (weather permitting). Bring something to share for a shared meal.  
February 21, 22, 23 2020   Stardate 2020 Stardate 2019 is a three day convention for people interested in astronomy and viewing the night sky. It caters for people of all levels of knowledge with a range of talks, workshops, kids programs, field trips, movies and observing sessions.  

OPENING HOURS (seasonal)
Open 10am to 4pm:

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 Private Tours can be arranged on any day at a time by appointment.




Phone: (06) 377 1600
Postal address: P.O. Box 156, Carterton 5743
Street address: 51 Ahiaruhe Road, R.D.2 Carterton, 5792
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