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Astronomy is study of matter and radiation throughout all time and space.

Astronomers use the latest technological advancements to do this, making this field one of the most rapidly expanding of all physical sciences.

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Te Kura Matū | School of Physical and Chemical Sciences

Phone +64 3 369 3100

Levels 3 and 4, Beatrice Tinsley building – see campus maps

Postal address
Te Kaupeka Pūtaiao | Faculty of Science
Te Whare Wānanga o Waitaha | University of Canterbury
Private Bag 4800
Christchurch 8140
New Zealand

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