Summary of Events

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

Throughout 2018, TPAS Society meetings will be held on the second Saturday of each month  (except September) at the Society’s Clubrooms, 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 $20; seniors $15; children $5. (Phoenix members free).

Date Time Event name Short Description Link
 2018 (deferred to future date, please watch for date) Evening "Voyager 2" - a tone poem by Keith Austin 1 hour electronic music experience under the stars within the stones at Stonehenge Aotearoa
September 15 (note date change) 7pm Realm of Ice Presentation exploring the outer ice planets and comets followed by observing (weather permitting) Society
September 23 5pm

Tales of the Spring Equinox

The Spring Equinox occurs on September 23rd. Consequently, weather permitting the program will include viewing the Sun set over the Equinox Heel Stone. Bring something to share for a shared meal.
October 13 7pm   Presentation followed by observing (weather permitting) Society
November 10 7pm   Presentation followed by observing (weather permitting Society
December 8 7pm   Presentation followed by observing (weather permitting Society
Stardate 2019
Friday 4 - Sunday 6 January

OPENING HOURS (seasonal)
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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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