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Saturday 20 July
50 years ago today, 3 men launched on the worlds greatest journey of exploration. Destination - Tranquility Base on the Moon.
Celebrations will take place all over the world, here in Whangarei we will open the Planetarium and Observatory free of charge for the evening. Come view our news clippings from the day, and scrapbooks from the era when everyone gazed up at the Moon in awe at what mankind had achieved.
Sat 20 Jul 2019
Time: 06:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Saturday 27 July
How did the ancestors understanding of Matariki match with our 2019 scientific view of the heavens?
Our planetarium allows us to show you Matariki's annual passage in a perfect sky, when the best time to view and celebrate are, and even the arrival of Captain Cook!
Perfect viewing guaranteed, every Saturday.
Sat 27 Jul 2019
Time: 07:00 PM - 08:30 PM