News - May 2017

Matariki stars

The Science in the Stars

May 23, 2017

Astronomy has ancient connections to cultures around the world, including New Zealand. This June, New Zealanders can celebrate their connection with the stars with the rise of a special star...Read More

Matariki Dawn

It’s Matariki season!

May 18, 2017

It's no secret that we love Matariki at Stardome. In the days leading up to the month of Matariki Stardome is filled with students here to learn about this unique New Zealand connection to the...Read More

Images from Cassini

The Beginning of the End: Goodbye Cassini

May 1, 2017

It was the beginning of the ‘Grand Finale’ of a 20-year journey as spacecraft Cassini dove between Saturn and its rings on Wednesday (26 April). The area between Saturn and its rings is...Read More