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This Month in Astronomy: Director's Cut

Armagh Observatory and Planetarium, College Hill, Armagh, County Armagh, BT61 9DB
This Month in Astronomy: Director's Cut


Join the Director of the Armagh Observatory and Planetarium, Professor Michael Burton, for a live planetarium show where he discusses the latest in astronomy.

Each month we will go on a guided tour of Cosmos, taking in the planets, stars and galaxies. We will look at interesting objects in the night sky for that month, examine the latest news in astronomy, and focus on a different type of celestial object each month. Each show will also feature a Q&A, so bring along your questions to ask the Director.

Age recommendation: Adults and those aged over 12.

Monthly Themes:

9 June: The Planets of our Solar System

8 Sept: Moons, Asteroids and Comets

6 Oct: Star Formation

3 Nov: Star Death

1 Dec: Galaxies - Cities of stars

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Girl smiles at life size model of astronaut suitArmagh Observatory and Planetarium, ArmaghArmagh Observatory and Planetarium is “the place for space”. Watch an amazing Full Dome Theatre show and explore the Universe. Immerse yourself in the latest scientific research in the exhibition area and take a relaxing walk through the Astropark taking in our trails.

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