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New astrobiology group formed

Thursday, 31 July 2014, 2:26 pm | Royal Astronomical Society

A new group of the Royal Astronomical Society (RASNZ) has been established to foster the local astrobiology community. More >>

Geminid Meteor Show Peaks 15 Dec

Thursday, 13 December 2012, 11:30 am | Royal Astronomical Society

The Geminid Meteor shower is one of the most active of the year, sometimes surpassed only by the Perseids in intensity. More >>

The stories behind your sign of the zodiac

Tuesday, 15 May 2012, 8:21 am | Royal Astronomical Society

"It’s in the stars – the stories behind your sign of the zodiac" Released: Monday 14th May 2012 More >>

Cosmic Quest: A History of Astronomy

Tuesday, 13 July 2010, 2:27 pm | Royal Astronomical Society

FREE Public Lecture Saturday July 17 - 7.00pm Raye Freedman Arts Centre, Epsom Girls Grammar, Epsom More >>

NZ’s Ancient Astronomers Celebrated At Mata Ora

Sunday, 22 November 2009, 11:56 am | Royal Astronomical Society

NZ’s Ancient Astronomers Celebrated At Mata Ora Ancient Polynesian astronomers and navigators explored and settled the Pacific a millennium ago using indigenous scientific knowledge and the night sky as their guide. Their amazing achievements ... More >>

Mercury Transit - November 9

Wednesday, 8 November 2006, 2:24 pm | Royal Astronomical Society

Mercury transits the sun on Thursday November 9 NZDT. The entire five- hour event is visible from New Zealand. Information about the transit is on the RASNZ's website http://www.rasnz.org.nz/ More >>




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