Affiliated Societies

Address:
32A Louvain street
Whakatane
3194
Email:
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Phone:
07 308 6495
Miscellaneous Information:

Public nights are held on Tuesdays and Fridays throughout the year, weather permitting, at 7:30 pm, or earlier by arrangement. Bookings are welcome for other nights from School classes, and other groups of six or more, starting times from 5:30pm or half an hour after sunset during the summer. The observatory is available all year round. Society meetings are on the second Wednesday of each month, except January, at the observatory in Hurinui Avenue, off Hillcrest Road. All are welcome.

Telescopes:

350mm Celestron Schmidt Cassegrain
250mm Meade Schmidt Cassegrain with Goto Control. This instrument is on indefinite loan to our Society.
150mm refractor built by John Smith of Kawerau, fitted with a solar filter.

President: Norman Izett
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Vice President: Keith Blair
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