Star Safari

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Star Safari telescope viewing is weather-dependant. Check here for updates on the weather. NEXT STAR SAFARI WILL BE FRIDAY 8 AUGUST.

Star Safari schedule – weather permitting

WINTER hours
1 May – 30 September
SUMMER hours
1 October – 30 April
Friday7:30PM – 10:30PM8:30PM – 11:30PM
Saturday7:30PM – 10:30PM8:30PM – 11:30PM

We start with an overview of the night sky. 

We begin with an introduction of our observation targets and an astronomical tour of the henge, and watch the sunset.

Summer solstice sunset at Stonehenge Aotearoa

As the stars appear, we take you on a cosmic tour of the night sky. 

When it is dark, you get to see what’s hidden inside the amazing night sky, looking through our giant telescopes, weather permitting.

We finish late. 

This is what you will see in the night sky this month: