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The blog is where we'll post news, updates, information about objects in our collection, #betterworkstories, profiles of staff members and visitors, pictures and videos, and really anything we think you'd find interesting. We hope you enjoy. 

If there's a topic you'd like us to do a post about, or a post that you think needs a sequel, just let us know!

SKY GUIDE: NOVEMBER

Welcome to the Sky Guide, your monthly guide to what's happening in the heavens!

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SKY GUIDE: OCTOBER

Your monthly guide to the heavens

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SKY GUIDE: SEPTEMBER

Your monthly guide to the heavens

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August Sky Guide

SKY GUIDE: AUGUST

Your monthly guide to the heavens

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Planetary Transits

Their history and their future

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July Skyguide

SKY GUIDE: JULY

Your monthly guide to what's happening in the heavens!

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Te Mahutatanga o Takero

Mercury transits the sun every 250 years, and it is happening in 2019.

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Solar Eclipse Pitcairn Islands

Dr Ian Griffin, Otago Museum Director, and Kane Fleury, Assistant Curator, Natural Sciences, are setting sail for the Pitcairn Islands to observe and photograph a total solar eclipse. 

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Sky Guide: April

Welcome to the Sky Guide, your monthly guide to what's happening in the heavens!

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The Month Ahead: July 2018

Looking for ways to escape the weather this July? Otago Museum is overflowing with exhibitions, talks, kids’ activities and immersive shows. Here’s a round-up of just some of the events taking place this month.

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About

Our blog aims to keep you informed of the latest happenings at the Otago Museum, through posts about our collections, our people and our work.

Disclaimer

The views expressed here are those of our individual contributors, and are not the views of the Otago Museum.

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All content of this blog is Copyright Otago Museum, 2017. All rights reserved. No part of this publication may be reproduced, distributed, or transmitted in any form or by any means, without the prior written permission of the Otago Museum, except for the purposes of private study, research, criticism, review, or education, as provided for in the New Zealand Copyright Act 1994.