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Top 10 Astronomical Events of 2018

19 Dec 2018

It’s never easy selecting the year’s top 10 events in the world of astronomy but we’ve... Read more

Women in Science Part 1

A Universe Discovered Through Defining Women: Part 1

13 Dec 2018

Vanessa Rancour is Stardome's Education Manager and holds a Bachelor of Science in Physics from... Read more

Meet the Team: John Stardome

Meet the Team: John

5 Dec 2018

John Rowe is one of Stardome's Astronomy Educators, as well as a part-time public programmes... Read more

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