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Stardome Lates Ask Me Anything

Give Google a Break and Ask an Expert at Stardome

12 Aug 2017

In 1998 Google was launched, and pub quizzes were changed forever. Showing that humans are... Read more

Total solar eclipse

Everything on the Eclipse

31 Jul 2017

It will be one of the most photographed and talked about celestial events of the year, so what... 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

Stardome's 50th event

Stardome Turns 50!

March 13, 2017

On 21 March 1967, the doors to the new Auckland Observatory opened. Fifty years on, people are still looking up at the night sky from the same location, in what is now known as Stardome...Read More

Mangere Mountain

Stardome at Mangere Mountain

March 13, 2017

We're excited to announce a partnership with Mangere Mountain. The Stardome education team has worked with the Mangere Mountain Education Centre to create a unique, daytime experience for all the...Read More

New Show at Stardome – Capturing the Cosmos

February 27, 2017

Stardome has a new fulldome planetarium show starting in March, made by the team at the Melbourne Planetarium in partnership with the ARC Centre of Excellence for All-Sky Astrophysics (CAASTRO), a...Read More