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Stardome Observatory, Auckland

Stardome Observatory - Auckland, New Zealand
Stardome Observatory
670 Manukau Road, Auckland, New Zealand 1023Map
+64 9 624 1246
Neighborhood: Central Suburbs
Overview

Multimedia, lasers and a planetarium are all part of the varied "edu-tainment" available at the Stardome Observatory, an addition to the observatory, which opened in 1967. The director is professional astronomer Ian Griffen, and after the show visitors can look through one of the observatory's telescopes at the stars (the biggest is 50 centimeters). A shop offers souvenir books, toys and posters. As well as entertaining shows, the observatory is home to research projects into asteroids. Check the web site for show schedules.

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