Summary of Events

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

Throughout 2019, TPAS Society meetings will be held on the first Saturday of each month and 2020 on the third Saturday at 51 Ahiaruhe Road, Carterton. Monthly meeting 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).

3 monthly Stardates will replace the monthly meetings in Nov 2019, Feb, May and August 2020. 
Date Time Event name Short Description Link
 Was performed at Stardate on the evening of Feb 2 but there will be a second performance in the future.    "Voyager 2" - a tone poem by Keith Austin 1 hour electronic music experience under the stars within the stones at Stonehenge Aotearoa Planets
December 07 7pm To be confirmed Presentation followed by observing (weather permitting  
December 22 7:30pm 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. Solstice
February 21, 22, 23 2020 Orion Stardate Stardate is an astronomical festival to be held at Stonehenge Aotearoa.   It caters for people of all levels of knowledge with a range of talks, workshops, kids programs, field trips, movies and observing sessions. Stardate
May 22-24, 2020 Centaurus Stardate Stardate is an astronomical festival to be held at Stonehenge Aotearoa.  It caters for people of all levels of knowledge with a range of talks, workshops, kids programs, field trips, movies and observing sessions. Stardate
Aug 21-23 Scorpius Stardate Stardate is an astronomical festival to be held at Stonehenge Aotearoa.  It caters for people of all levels of knowledge with a range of talks, workshops, kids programs, field trips, movies and observing sessions. Stardate
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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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