Astronomy Section, Nelson Science Society

Public Outreach nights at the historic Cawthron Atkinson Observatory

Contact details

Atkinson Observatory
in the grounds of Clifton Terrace School
Tresillian Avenue


+64 22 676 0897

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Opening hours

Friday nights (weather depending), starting 30 minutes after sunset.
Check this link for weather status or call 0226760897.

What's on offer

350mm Celestron C14 Schmidt Cassegrain, ,

Celestron C8, Celestron 200f5 Newtonian


200mm Dobsonian

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