Auckland: Dark Sky Guided Stargazing Tours

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Restore your cosmic connection and spark curiosity with a guided stargazing experience near Auckland. Escape light pollution at Piha Beach for a spectacular light show in the night sky.

Highlights

  • Sense your place in the cosmos as you explore the vastness of the universe
  • Stargaze in areas less affected by light pollution for better views of the stars
  • Learn about Maori legends of the sky, star formation, and more with your guide
  • Look through an 8” Newtonian telescope designed for exploring deep sky objects
  • Restore your connection with the universe in protected nocturnal environments

Description

Discover the beauty of the night sky and embark on a guided journey of wonder with a dark sky stargazing tour near Auckland at Piha Beach. Make your own way to your destination, escaping the city's light pollution on the way. Upon arrival, meet your stargazing guide and prepare for a pristine starry night in a protected nocturnal environment. Then, embark on a deep space odyssey with an 8” Newtonian telescope, perfect for astrophotography and viewing galaxies and nebulae. Reconnect with the universe as you admire awe-inspiring awe celestial objects like stars, planets, and galaxies. Watch as your guide uses a high-powered laser pointer to showcase southern sky highlights. Delve into Maori legends about the sky, learn about celestial navigation, hear about star formation, and demystify the twinkle of stars versus planets. Throughout the tour, marvel at this magical nocturnal world that, shockingly, 79% of the world's population has never experienced due to light pollution. Expand your horizons and see further and deeper on an experience that reminds us of our place in the universe and our shared humanity.

Includes

Guide 8” Newtonian telescope Light refreshments

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Cancel up to 24 hours in advance for a full refund

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