The Horowhenua Astronomical Society Inc. (HoroAstronomy) was originally formed in 1990, as the Foxton Beach Astronomical Society (FBAS), and became an Incorporated society on 26th April 1993. The name was changed in 2012 to reflect its wider membership base and outreach activities.. It is located in Foxton Beach, Horowhenua, Lower North Island, New Zealand. Our members come from all over the Horowhenua and Manawatu.They range in experience from beginner to advanced. Horowhenua Astronomical Society is affiliated to the Royal Astronomical Society of New Zealand (www.rasnz.org.nz)
The Horowhenua Astronomical Society offers:-
- a friendly social and learning environment
- talks and training
- learning opportunities in the night sky and use
- a monthly newsletter
- observing programme
- loan of books, DVDs and equipment
- free public stargazing and outreach
all at no additional cost to paid membership types.
FREE OUTREACH MEMBERSHIPS
You can sign up for free email notification of our public outreach events and activities, without having to be a financial member of the Society! Simply select the Outreach option when completing your registration details when you join this group.
PAID MEMBERSHIP SUBSCRIPTIONS
Paid membership runs from 1st June to 31st May, currently at the rate of $30 for waged members and $15 for unwaged (includes students and children). All members will receive a membership card and access to all member-only areas of this groupspaces site.