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
 
Planets
June 1 7pm Winter night sky AV presentation by Richard
laser exploration of the night sky
telescope viewing/or interesting film etc
 
June 29 6:30pm TPAS AGM followed by dinner at Workingmens" club Greytown    
June 22 4:00pm Matariki & the Winter Solstice The Winter Solstice will include viewing the Sun set over the Equinox Heel Stone (weather permitting). Bring something to share for a shared meal.  Solstice
June 29   6:30pm  TPAS AGM followed by meal (pay your own) at Greytown Workingmens' Club    
July 06 7pm  TPAS To be confirmed Presentation followed by observing (weather permitting  
August 03 7pm  TPAS To be confirmed Presentation followed by observing (weather permitting  
September 07 7pm   TPAS To be confirmed Presentation followed by observing (weather permitting  
September 23 5pm Tales of the Spring Equinox The Spring Equinox will include viewing the Sun set over the Equinox Heel Stone (weather permitting). Bring something to share for a shared meal.  
October 05 7pm To be confirmed 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.  
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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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