Sitting on Auckland's doorstep, beautiful Great Barrier Island recently became a designated International Dark Sky Sanctuary. The island is only one of three sanctuaries in the world, which meant...Read More
In 1998 Google was launched, and pub quizzes were changed forever. Showing that humans are naturally curious, Google processes a whopping 40,000 queries every second. While Google is the ultimate...Read More
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.
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
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
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
In the California Academy of Sciences’ latest original planetarium show, Incoming!, audiences will discover how asteroids and comets have collided with our planet throughout history, changing...Read More