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New Zealand's National Astronomical Society

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RASNZ 2014 Conference - 6th to 8th June

The Whakatane Astronomical Society is marking their 50th anniversary by hosting the 2014 RASNZ Conference at the Whakatane War Memorial Hall from Friday 6th June to Sunday 8th June.

Visit the RASNZ Conference page for a message from our 2014 Conference hosts and other conference information.

The The conference will be followed by the third Variable Stars South Symposium (VSSS3) on Monday 9th June.

The Beatrice Hill Tinsley Lectures organised by the RASNZ Lecture Trust.

See the Beatrice Hill Tinsley Lectures page for background information and details of future lecture series as they come to hand.

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