Science in the Chichester area

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The Northern Lights.

16 October 2020, 19:30 - 20:30

Journey north to the frozen wastes of the Arctic Circle and watch electrified particles from the Sun spiralling down into the upper atmosphere, where they generate the wonderful colours of the Aurora Borealis or ‘Northern Lights’. Come to the Planetarium to understand how eruptions on the Sun cause displays of. . .
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Jupiter is the largest planet in the Solar System. It is a world of raging storms and multilevel clouds of various colours. It has a radius almost 11 times that of Earth and has about 80 moons. Saturn is about nine times Earth’s radius also with about 80 moons and. . .
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Distant Worlds (exoplanets) & Alien Life

26 October 2020, 15:30 - 16:30

Recent advances in technology have enabled astronomers to discover new planets in orbit around stars beyond our Sun: so-called extrasolar planets , or ‘exoplanets’: for short. Many of the new planets found to date are giant planets like Jupiter and Saturn in our own Solar System. But astronomers are now. . .
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All Aboard A Tour of the Planets.

27 October 2020, 13:30 - 14:30

Come to the Planetarium for a flight of fancy to explore our planetary neighbours. . From hot little Mercury, closest planet to the Sun, past cloud-covered Venus, beautiful blue Earth strong and red Mars we head for the outer planets. . . . .
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All Aboard A Tour of the Planets.

27 October 2020, 15:30 - 16:30

Come to the Planetarium for a flight of fancy to explore our planetary neighbours. From hot little Mercury, closest planet to the Sun, past cloud-covered Venus, beautiful blue Earth strong and red Mars we head for the outer planets. . . .
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Autumn Stars Moon and Planets.

28 October 2020, 15:30 - 16:30

As the nights grow longer, magnificently-ringed planet Saturn moves into the sunset glow, with not far behind to the south-west. Giant gas planet Jupiter makes spectacular, viewing, rising steadily throughout Autumn in the pre-dawn eastern skies. . . .
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The Moon Landing Experience.

30 October 2020, 15:30 - 16:30

This show will feature brand new Full Dome Immersive Video sequences and breathtaking images. The Apollo 11 astronauts Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin touched down on the lunar surface in their lunar module ‘Eagle’ on July 20, 1969. They were the first of only 12 people to stand on the. . .
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