Next Astronomy Section event

The Astronomy Section, Nelson Science Society, will meet: Thursday 4 April, 7.30 – 9.00 pm Milton Building, Cawthron Institute, Milton Street, Nelson. Gold coin donation. This will be a telescope Q&A night, where you ask the questions and the users give the answers. Astronomers will be bringing their… Read More

Astronomy Viewing Nights

Public Outreach nights at the Cawthron Atkinson Observatory will recommence on Friday, 15 March, 2019. These will take place each clear Friday night through till mid-October. Depending on the time of year, moon phase etc there will be viewing of the Moon, planets, and the various… Read More

Peter Barrett’s talk

Here is the PDF of Peter Barrett’s talk that he has kindly allowed us to publish. Peter Barrett’s talk in Nelson Nov 15 2017    … Read More

Climate Change education

Here is a PDF of the Climate Change information that Jenny gives to senior students and to teachers who need some guidance. Jenny put it together and Peter edited it. Climate Change for Students by Jenny Pollock… Read More