Story: Astronomy – overview

Stonehenge Aotearoa

Stonehenge Aotearoa

A southern version of Stonehenge, constructed near Carterton, is used by local astronomers to educate the public about night skies and the technologies used by different civilisations for determining time and for navigation.

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Photograph by Chris Picking

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Maggy Wassilieff, 'Astronomy – overview - Education', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/8003/stonehenge-aotearoa (accessed 18 February 2020)

Story by Maggy Wassilieff, published 12 Jun 2006