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Cashmere High Star Party

Nau mai, Haere Mai!

The Plan for Tonight

  1. Intro to the telescope and lunar eclipses (now)
  2. Make sure you’re rugged up with a hot drink
  3. Head out onto Top Field to view the moon & stars

Whātata Whakaata / The Telescope

How it Works

  1. Light enters the top of the telescope
  2. It is reflected off the primary (large) mirror at the base of the telescope
  3. It is then re-directed by a secondary mirror and focussed through a series of lenses for your viewing pleasure through the eyepiece

Using the Telescope


Pōunga / Lunar Eclipses


Let’s Go!