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Fri 11 Apr 2008, 6:00pm–9:00pm

Where: Clifton Terrace School, 888 Atawhai Dr, Marybank, Nelson, Nelson / Tasman

Ticket Information:

  • Admission: Free

Listed by: DesDuthie

6.00 pm - Drinks and nibbles in the school hall
6.30 pm - Welcome by Nelson Science Society President Dr. Des Duthie
6.40 pm - Dr. Oliver Sutherland, Chairperson, Cawthron Trust Board "Reasons for the Cawthron Trust's involvement"
6.45 pm - Song performed by Clifton Terrace Primary School students
6.50 pm - Nigel Costley "Historical Background to the Observatory"
7.00 pm - "Contributions of individuals and businesses"
7.05 pm - The official opening of the Cawthron Atkinson Observatory by Rudy Zondag
7.10 pm - Viewing of the real stars through the newly refurbished Atkinson telescope and other telescopes belonging to local astronomers

Des Duthie work phone (09) 5483099, home phone (09) 5444484