We regret that, as a result of COVID-19, the Astrocampus will be closed until further notice. No events, public openings, or outreach activity will take place. For any enquiries, please email astrocampus@york.ac.uk. However, don't forget that our monthly newsletter is a great way to find out about the latest news in astronomy, what to look for in the night skies, and the best apps and websites focussed on astronomy and space science. Sign up here!

Past Events

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Happy Birthday Astrocampus!

Celebrate the third 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: 17 Mar 2017
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.

Date: 16 Mar 2017
Time: 6:00pm – 7:30pm

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Seeing the Invisible

Find out more about how Astronomers are uncovering the mysteries of space using not just the light that we can see, but the light that we can't! With special cameras, glasses and beads, try out hands-on activities to find out about how space telescopes work.

Date: 15 Mar 2017
Time: 6:00pm – 7:30pm

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Shooting Stars!

Ever seen a shooting star? Now is your chance to handle one!

Date: 14 Mar 2017
Time: 6:00pm – 7:30pm

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The Hunt for Alien Life

With short talks and hands-on activities, find out more about the secrets of the red planet and the search for life on exoplanets around other stars.

Date: 13 Mar 2017
Time: 6:00pm – 7:30pm

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Stargazing Live 2017: The Beauty and Science of Nebulae

Join us for an evening of space and astronomy activities at St Peter's School, York. Try out hands-on activities, venture inside the Cosmodome or Sundome, and gaze at the wonders of space. Open from 5.30pm, with a ticketed lecture on the 'Beauty and Science of Nebulae' at 7pm.

Date: 13 Jan 2017
Time: 5:30pm – 9:30pm

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