Cassini Goodbye 22 facts

Goodbye Cassini! A 20-year Journey In 22 Facts

12 Sep 2017

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

Total solar eclipse

Everything on the Eclipse

July 31, 2017

It will be one of the most photographed and talked about celestial events of the year, so what is it and how can we be a part of it from New Zealand? Let’s talk everything on the eclipse. On...Read More

Meet the Team – Paul

July 5, 2017

Paul is one of the Zeiss Telescope volunteers at Stardome. On clear nights he gives tours of the night sky using the impressive Edith Winstone Blackwell telescope.[caption id="attachment_3890"...Read More

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