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Learning the night sky

16 May 2022

5pm - 6.45pm

Event is located at Hamilton Gardens

Free entry


This stargazing session is scheduled to coincide with 2022’s only partial lunar eclipse. Telescopes are provided. 

Held at Hamilton Gardens in partnership with the Hamilton Astronomical Society as part of Waikato Museum’s Our Moon: Then, Now & Beyond exhibition.

Please meet at the Chartwell Room in the Hamilton Gardens pavilion at 5pm. This event will proceed regardless of conditions, but sky observation will only be possible it is fine weather.


Image credit: Total Eclipse of the Sun, Nelson NZ, Sep 9 1885. Nelson Provincial Museum Collection 325764.