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Goodbye Cassini! A 20-year Journey In 22 Facts

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This week, the 20-year journey of NASA’s Cassini spacecraft will come to a fiery, blazing end.... Read more

Maori Language Week

Māori Language Week and More Matariki at Stardome!

6 Sep 2017

Māori Language Week is a week of national significance. Although we should try for all 52 weeks... Read more

Dark Sky Sanctuary

Dark Sky Celebrations on Great Barrier Island

29 Aug 2017

Sitting on Auckland's doorstep, beautiful Great Barrier Island recently became a designated... Read more

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Stardome’s gallery & exhibits are open all day, except Monday night.


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Tuesday – Thursday

10:00am – 5:00pm
6:00pm – 9:30pm


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6:00pm – 11:00pm


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