Learn about the stars at the Library

World Space Week, 4 – 10 October annually, is the largest space event on Earth. Join us on Saturday 5 October for “A Brief History of Astronomy” by Phil Burt from the Southland Astronomical Society.

  • Saturday 5 October
  • 2:00pm
  • All ages
  • Free!

What is World Space Week?

World Space Week is an international celebration of science and technology, and their contribution to the betterment of the human condition. The United Nations General Assembly declared in 1999 that World Space Week will be held each year from 4 – 10 October.

Southland Astronomical Society

The Southland Astronomical Society is a small but active group of amateur astronomers based in Invercargill at the southern tip of New Zealand’s South Island.