University of Canterbury Mt John Observatory

Director: Dr Karen Pollard, Department of Physics and Astronomy
Head of Department: Professor Mike Reid, Head, Department of Physics and Astronomy
Resident Superintendent and Technician: N. Frost

Contact address and telephone number

University of Canterbury Mt John Observatory
P O Box 56
Lake Tekapo 7945
New Zealand.
Tel : +64 (3) 680 6000
Fax : +64 (3) 680 6005
RAPID address: 422 Godley Peaks Road, Tekapo

For Public Stargazing Tours at Mt John Observatory, contact Earth & Sky on 03 6806 960

Download high-resolution panorama of the view from Mt John (3.5 Mbyte)
This is a 360° view, and can be viewed as such with appropriate software, such as Canon's Photostitch Viewer

  • Department of Physics and Astronomy
    University of Canterbury,
    Private Bag 4800,
    Christchurch 8140,
    New Zealand.
  • hod-secretary@phys.canterbury.ac.nz
    Phone: +64 3 364 2404
    Fax: +64 3 364 2469
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