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Stellar Content APS

A Weekend of Stellar Content

22 Feb 2018

Education Manager, Vanessa Rancour, reports on her recent visit to Otago for the Australasian... Read more

JunoCam at Jupiter

A Mission for the Public, By the Public

2 Feb 2018

As you are reading this, there is currently a small spacecraft out in space called Juno. Juno is... Read more

Solar Viewing Stardome

See the Sun

January 15, 2018

At our Stellar Summer Days –  School Holiday programme, we have been learning all about stars, sunlight and solar energy.  One of our activities has been using home-made solar 'pinhole'...Read More

Lunar Eclipse and Supermoon

A Super Special Sighting

January 10, 2018

There has been considerable coverage on all things lunar-related recently, and this Moon-Madness isn’t quite finished yet.   On 31 January, we will be treated to a rare celestial event...Read More

Blue Planet II

Even the Best

December 22, 2017

I’ve watched, admired, enjoyed and been greatly educated by the numerous natural history productions with David Attenborough over more decades than I’d like to admit. They’ve taken me to...Read More

Stardome blog

Top 10 Astronomical Events of 2017

December 20, 2017

It's never easy selecting the year's top 10 events in the world of astronomy but we've done our best! Read on for a selection of some of our favourite events of 2017.   1. Cassini Ended a...Read More

BfM Spaced Out Radio

Spaced Out! Stardome on 95bFM

November 14, 2017

The Stardome-sponsored ‘Spaced Out’ show has been running on bFM for more than six years. This 10-minute radio segment features astronomy educator David Britten discussing current events and...Read More

The Great Christmas Giveback

The Great Christmas Giveback Returns!

November 7, 2017

Christmas can be a stressful time of year, not only for individuals and families, but also for the charitable organisations that support those in need. For the fourth year, Stardome has connected...Read More