Solar Viewing Stardome

See the Sun

15 Jan 2018

At our Stellar Summer Days –  School Holiday programme, we have been learning all about... Read more

Lunar Eclipse and Supermoon

A Super Special Sighting

10 Jan 2018

There has been considerable coverage on all things lunar-related recently, and this Moon-Madness... 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

Stardome Board Appointment

Stardome Announces New Board Appointment

November 2, 2017

Stardome Observatory and Planetarium is pleased to announce that a new trustee has joined the Auckland Observatory and Planetarium Trust board. James Hawes has been appointed to the Stardome...Read More

The Farthest Film Stardome Lates

One of Humankind’s Greatest Achievements

October 18, 2017

From the invention of the wheel to splitting an atom; from modern medicine to stepping foot on the Moon, humankind has indeed accomplished some incredible feats. One achievement that sits near the...Read More