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“Reach for the stars”

Stardome Observatory & Planetarium
Ranked #44 of 271 things to do in Auckland
Certificate of Excellence
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Owner description: Experience the unique wonders of New Zealand’s southern hemisphere night sky at Stardome. Discover the history and significance to New Zealanders of prominent constellations like the Southern Cross and Matariki, in a live presentation. The sky of the Southern Hemisphere contains beautiful star clusters, gas cloud nebulae and star patterns that can only be seen from this latitude. Experience the unique wonders of New Zealand’s southern night sky at Stardome Observatory & Planetarium.
Auckland
Level 3 Contributor
11 reviews
10 attraction reviews
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“Reach for the stars”
Reviewed 26 May 2012

Very informative and educational activity for the whole family at a minimal cost. Might want to leave the under 3s at home but!

Visited March 2012
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Auckland
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4 attraction reviews
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“If it,s not cloudy, you can see the stars!”
Reviewed 23 May 2012

NZ is a great place to see the stars,even if you can't make it to the observatory most places where there is not alot of light polution offer amazing veiwing

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Auckland, New Zealand
Level 4 Contributor
27 reviews
8 attraction reviews
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“Educational”
Reviewed 20 May 2012

I have taken my boys several times with friends for something interesting and educational.

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Auckland
Level 3 Contributor
16 reviews
10 attraction reviews
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“Informative displays and staff.”
Reviewed 7 May 2012

The shows are very interesting, and staff informative.

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Amsterdam, New York
Level 4 Contributor
35 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
“Amazing experience”
Reviewed 5 April 2012

This place has a real 'wow' factor. Go to one of the special screenings - it will take you out of this world!

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