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Planet Spotting… all you ever wanted to know but were afraid to ask!

11 Jun 2020

Can I see planets without a telescope? The answer is yes! Have you ever gazed at the night sky... Read more

The Sun is Exploding!

29 Apr 2020

Or so went the theories of an enthusiastic band of pre-schoolers as reported by their... Read more

String of UFOs over New Zealand?

28 Feb 2020

Recently there have been many sightings, here in Aotearoa and around the world, of strange... Read more

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