News - April 2013

Partial Eclipse of the Moon

April 20, 2013

This eclipse is impossible to see from NZ. The moon only just enters the penumbra when it is 10 degrees above the horizon, and this is timed just as the sun is nearly rising on the eastern horizon...Read More

Meteor Showers

April 10, 2013

There are two upcoming meteor showers this month.  The first, called the pi-Puppids, are seen emanating in a fan-shaped pattern from the constellation Puppis, which is high in the southern sky...Read More