Welcome to Carter Observatory

Check out our range of planetarium shows here.

This Weekend’s Night Sky
Find out what's in our skies this weekend.
Adopt a Star
You may never be able to own a star, but don't worry now you can adopt one with Carter Observatory.
Venue Hire
Find out more about our amazing spaces for venue hire.
Mother's Day at Carter Observatory
Show your Mum just how much you love her this Mother’s Day with Carter Observatory.
Introduction to Carter

Events calendar

Apr 21
Tuesday 21 April Open from 10am until 9.30pm
Planetarium shows and times at Carter Observatory
Apr 22
Wednesday 22 April Open from 10am until 5pm
Planetarium shows and times at Carter Observatory
Apr 22
Do you want to get stunning shots of the night sky but don’t quite know how to do it? Don’t worry – we may just be able to help!

Contact details

Carter@wmt.org.nz

phone: +64 4 910 3140

Carter Observatory
PO Box 893
Wellington 6140

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