About this event
Join Armagh Observatory and Planetarium for an evening of Star Tracking on Tue 13 Nov from 6.30pm.
Enjoy a Digital Theatre show chosen by our Director Prof. Michael Burton and weather permitting be fascinated by the views of the Night Sky and the Moon through our 12 inch telescope. There will also be astronomy talks in our Copernicus Hall.
Dome Show: “The Sun: Our Living Star” The Sun has shone on our world for four and a half billion years. The light that warms our skin today has been felt by every person who has ever lived. It is our nearest star and our planet’s powerhouse, the source of the energy that drives our winds, our weather and all life. Discover the secrets of our star in this planetarium show and experience never-before-seen images of the Sun’s violent surface in immersive fulldome format.
Astronomy Talk: “The Fate of Stars”
6.30pm: Doors Open
7.00pm: Astronomy Talk
7.30pm: Digital Dome Show
Stargazing throughout the evening weather permitting
9.00pm: Event close
Spaces are limited so pre-booking is essential for this event. Click here for tickets.