Stardome Observatory & Planetarium

Community Organisation

Stardome Observatory & Planetarium
670 Manukau Road
One Tree Hill Domain
2 days ago

Quiet Hour at Stardome, starting Tuesday 30 April 2024, 3pm & 4.30pm

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Stardome's Quiet Hour sessions offer a low-sensory environment tailored to accommodate individuals with autism or sensory and neurodiversity needs.

During these sessions, we modify both our planetarium and broader gallery spaces to provide a gentler sensory experience, including:

- A … View more
Stardome's Quiet Hour sessions offer a low-sensory environment tailored to accommodate individuals with autism or sensory and neurodiversity needs.

During these sessions, we modify both our planetarium and broader gallery spaces to provide a gentler sensory experience, including:

- A guided planetarium session exploring the night sky, led by a presenter
- Reduced volume levels
- Soft ambient lighting, with planetarium doors remaining open throughout the show
- A breakout space

-Spaces are strictly limited to 20 visitors per session.

If you have any additional accessibility requirements or questions, please contact Stardome directly.

Tuesday 30 April, 3pm & 4.30pm. Tickets $10/$8. Carers accompanying a visitor with a disability go free.
Book here: www.stardome.org.nz...

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2 days ago

Starry Storytime at Stardome during the autumn school holidays

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Come and join us for Starry Storytime at Stardome on Friday 19 & 26 April at 9.30am!

These autumn school holidays, we have special parent and baby sessions where we will be reading Flit the Fantail and the Matariki Map together.

You can also enjoy getting up and doing some mindful … View more
Come and join us for Starry Storytime at Stardome on Friday 19 & 26 April at 9.30am!

These autumn school holidays, we have special parent and baby sessions where we will be reading Flit the Fantail and the Matariki Map together.

You can also enjoy getting up and doing some mindful movements and having a little sing-song, before heading into the planetarium for a show!

All tickets just $10. Children under 3 go free.
Book here: www.stardome.org.nz...

Stardome is located in One Tree Hill Domain, 670 Manukau Rd, Epsom, Auckland 1023

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3 days ago

Zeiss telescope reopens at Stardome Observatory

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Stardome is delighted to announce that the Zeiss telescope will reopen from Friday 12 April 2024 for public viewings.

Viewings through the Zeiss telescope are on Friday and Saturday nights, weather permitting.

On a clear night you can expect to see four or five deep-space objects, … View more
Stardome is delighted to announce that the Zeiss telescope will reopen from Friday 12 April 2024 for public viewings.

Viewings through the Zeiss telescope are on Friday and Saturday nights, weather permitting.

On a clear night you can expect to see four or five deep-space objects, accompanied by engaging commentary from one of our team of astronomy experts. An unforgettable experience for ages 14 years and over.

Sessions run for approximately 1 hour.

If your visit is unable to go ahead due to weather conditions our team will contact you to arrange an alternative time.

Maximum capacity 10 people, bookings essential.
www.stardome.org.nz...

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23 days ago

School holidays at Stardome: Autumn 2024

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School holidays are coming, resistance is futile!

Stardome Observatory has you sorted though: During school holiday weekdays from Monday 15 April 2024 we've got PLANETARIUM SHOWS + ROCKET LAUNCHING.

All daytime weekday planetarium shows are followed by bottle rocket launching (weather … View more
School holidays are coming, resistance is futile!

Stardome Observatory has you sorted though: During school holiday weekdays from Monday 15 April 2024 we've got PLANETARIUM SHOWS + ROCKET LAUNCHING.

All daytime weekday planetarium shows are followed by bottle rocket launching (weather dependent) with one of our educators!

See what's on here: www.stardome.org.nz...

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39 days ago

Sci-fi at Stardome

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Sci-Fi at Stardome is back for 2024!

Back by popular demand, Sci-fi at Stardome returns in March for its biggest season yet.

Each fortnight, we'll be screening an iconic sci-fi film against the night sky inside our planetarium. Plus, every ticket includes free popcorn!

We've … View more
Sci-Fi at Stardome is back for 2024!

Back by popular demand, Sci-fi at Stardome returns in March for its biggest season yet.

Each fortnight, we'll be screening an iconic sci-fi film against the night sky inside our planetarium. Plus, every ticket includes free popcorn!

We've listed the first nine films of our 2024 Sci-fi at Stardome season, with more to come in the second half of the year.

Bookings essential, strictly limited seats. Tickets $15 adults, $12 child/student/senior. Please see individual film title for age ratings.
Wheelchair accessible (please let us know at the time of booking). Carers go free when accompanying a visitor with a disability.

Book now: www.stardome.org.nz... or phone 09 624 1246.

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