Past Events

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Visiting the Astrocampus

We are regularly open to the general public and would love for you to come and visit us! A typical visit will include an educational talk about the night sky, a tour around our observatories and (weather permitting) some hands on astronomy!

Date: 5 Jan 2017 – 23 Feb 2017
Time: 6:30pm – 7:30pm

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Uk Space Agency Activity Day

Whilst Tim Peake has to leave us after his talk on Saturday, the UK Space Agency will be staying! Join us for an extravaganza of activities around space and Tim Peake’s mission.

Date: 6 Nov 2016
Time: 10:00am – 4:00pm

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Tim Peake: Public Lecture

British ESA Astronaut Tim Peake has inspired adults and children alike with his mission to the International Space Station (ISS). This is your chance to hear about his experiences first hand. From launch to landing, discover what it’s like to live aboard the ISS.

Date: 5 Nov 2016
Time: 7:00pm – 8:30pm

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Transit of Mercury

Join us to view the transit of Mercury - when the planet Mercury passes between us and the Sun. Although too small to be seen with the naked eye, watch through our special solar telescopes as the dark silhouette of the planet appears to travel across the surface of the Sun.

Date: 9 May 2016
Time: 12:30pm – 5:30pm

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Happy Birthday Astrocampus!

Celebrate the second anniversary of the Astrocampus and hear from our resident astrophysicist, Dr Emily Brunsden, who will be describing her life as an Astronomer and her research into the 'Music of the Stars'.

Date: 18 Mar 2016
Time: 6:30pm – 8:00pm

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Tim Peake: Mission Update

Diiscover more about British Astronaut Tim Peake's mission aboard the International Space Station. Find out about the science he is doing and about how the human body reacts to being in space.

Date: 17 Mar 2016
Time: 6:30pm – 8:00pm

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