Latest Blog Posts

New Show Winter Stories in the Sky planetarium show

NEW SHOW: Winter Stories in the Sky

7 May 2018

Education Manager, Vanessa Rancour, has invested many hours into the development of a new,... Read more

April Stargazing

Planets on a Platter and a Side Salad of Stars

12 Apr 2018

For millennia, humankind have looked to the night skies and simply wondered. In a way, the... Read more

Solar Eclipse

Involving Schools in Live Events

10 Apr 2018

Astronomy Educator, David Britten, discusses his experience attending the 2017 Solar Eclipse and... Read more

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