John Rowe is one of Stardome's Astronomy Educators, as well as a part-time public programmes presenter. You may have seen him leading a class of students through Space Room learning sessions and...Read More
Stardome educator, David Britten, explores some of the not so known facts about a very well known series.
Since my recent education resource about the names of stars was posted on our website,...Read More
Stardome Observatory and Planetarium is pleased to welcome two new trustees to the Auckland Observatory and Planetarium Trust Board.
Cadence Kaumoana and Geoff Lamb are set to join the Board due...Read More
Over millenia the Moon has been the focus of countless songs, poems, stories - romantic, scary, and everything in between. This bright silvery orb has fired the human imagination since the very...Read More
This month, we celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Apollo Programme’s first successful outer space launch. October 11, 1968 marks NASA’s first successful mission to space, Apollo 7. This was...Read More
Are you familiar with the names Giuseppe Piazzi, Heinrich Olbers* and Karl Harding? These eminent astronomers discovered the four largest celestial bodies immediately beyond Mars between 1801 and...Read More
Although the Mars opposition and closest approach were in late July, the planet still looks spectacular and will remain brighter than Jupiter for all of August. To the eye, a brilliant orange...Read More
Stardome educator, Josh Kirkley, dives into the exciting topic of our search for life outside of Earth.
Earth has always been the stand out planet in our Solar System. Not only are...Read More