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
Visions of the cosmos
|Presentation followed by observing (weather permitting)
|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.|