News - July 2013


Seven Wonders

July 27, 2013

Screening in the 7pm family show time every night Wednesday – Sunday throughout August is Seven Wonders. Billed as a visual treat and a journey back in time, it takes you up close to the...Read More

SOFIA touches down

SOFIA Touches Down

July 26, 2013

…and takes off again in New Zealand! There are ground based observatories and space based observatories…but the world’s largest flying astronomical observatory is currently visiting...Read More

Suit up for Extra Vehicular Activity

Become An Astronaut!

July 20, 2013

10, 9, 8, 7…Lift off! What does it take to become an Astronaut? Nerves of steel? Peak physical fitness? Supreme bravery? Stardome Observatory & Planetarium are giving your kids the...Read More

Telescopes blog post

Calling All Amateur Astronomers

July 8, 2013

If you’ve ever fancied yourself as a bit of a discoverer, there’s never been a better opportunity to be involved in astronomical discoveries than now.  Just a few weeks ago, United States...Read More

Happy Birthday VLT

Happy Birthday VLT!

July 1, 2013

The world’s most advanced optical instrument has just turned 15, and the European Southern Observatory – made up of 15 European nations – has celebrated with the release of new images taken...Read More