Wellington Astronomical Society promotes astronomy in and around the Wellington region. We hold regular activities and meetings with guest speakers, hire telescopes to members, provide a monthly newsletter as well as much more.Site Updated 11-August-2016
The next WAS meeting will be held on
Wednesday 3 August 2016 at 7:30 pm
at Carter Observatory,
Space Academy for Educators
Presenter: Chris Monigatti - WAS
WAS secretary Chris Monigatti recently accompanied 5 secondary students to the US Space and Rocket Center at Huntsville, Alabama, USA. The students attended International Space Camp for one week, whilst Chris completed an Educators Space Academy course for American and International teachers.
Chris will share his experiences of the course, explain the link between Huntsville and Wellington, suggest some ideas for future travellers, and introduce the video: "Missile to Moon" PBS (2012).
Five Planets Observing at Fank Kitts Park 13 and 18 August.