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Now that the nights are long and dark, the Winter Constellations of Orion, Taurus and the Pleiades establish themselves and dominate the Winter night skies. . . .
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Come to the Planetarium for a friendly, informative afternoon under the expert guidance of Dr John Mason, where you will find out everything you need to know about choosing and using your own telescope. . . .
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Earth has just one Moon, but other planets have dozens of Moons orbiting around them. Our Moon is a barren, airless, lifeless world pockmarked by thousands of craters. Some ‘Moons’ of other planets have active volcanoes, ice geysers, oceans of water beneath their surfaces, and one has a deep atmosphere. . .
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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’. . . .
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The Science of Magic and Illusion. Join Chichester Skeptics in the Pub at 19. 30 on Tuesday 17th March to hear from Dr. Matt L. Tompkins on Genuine Fake Miracles: The Science of Magic and Illusion. Is seeing believing? Is believing seeing? How can we hope to conduct experiments on. . .
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The Berlin U Bahn

25 March, 19:30 - 21:45

County Hall, West Street, Chichester, PO19 1Rq

“A look at the Berlin U-Bahn over the years”. Suggested donation of £3 includes interval refreshments. . . .
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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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On late Spring and Summer evenings – if the skies are clear – we can see some familiar star patterns, including the Great Bear, Leo, (the Lion), Virgo, (the Maiden), Scorpius, (the Scorpion), and many others. From dark locations, the faintly glowing band of the Milky Way will be seen. . .
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On late Spring and Summer evenings – if the skies are clear – we can see some familiar star patterns, including the Great Bear, Leo, (the Lion), Virgo, (the Maiden), Scorpius, (the Scorpion), and many others. From dark locations, the faintly glowing band of the Milky Way will be seen. . .
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Come to the Planetarium for a flight of fancy to explore our planetary neighbours. From the searing surface of our Sun, we head past beautiful blue Earth to the grandest volcanoes and most spectacular canyons in the Solar System, then on to some quite remarkable Moons of Jupiter, and finally. . .
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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. Through the rocky reaches of the Asteroid Belt beyond Mars, we. . .
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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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The Moon is our nearest neighbour, and many people do not realise what a fascinating world it is. Its phases are also linked to the date of Easter, although not in a simple way!. The commonly stated rule that Easter is the first Sunday after the first Full Moon following. . .
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We are often treated to clear, crisp nights over the Easter holiday period, and many people take the chance to have a look at the night sky. . . .
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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. Through the rocky reaches of the Asteroid Belt beyond Mars, we. . .
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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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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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On late Spring and Summer evenings – if the skies are clear – we can see some familiar star patterns, including the Great Bear, Leo, (the Lion), Virgo, (the Maiden), Scorpius, (the Scorpion), and many others. From dark locations, the faintly glowing band of the Milky Way will be seen. . .
aurora-borealis-744351_960_720.jpg
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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Join Chichester Skeptics in the Pub at 19. 30 on Tuesday 21st April to hear from Dr. Ana Yong on Ask for Evidence: Understanding What to Believe. Ask for Evidence is a campaign run by Sense about Science , helping the general public to ask for the evidence behind health. . .
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Andrew Gibson will tell the story of the’ Waterway of Woe’ a description often applied to Chi Canal. From the aspirations, finances and failure leading to the current success and future plans. . . .
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This is the third scale model show at this iconic museum set on the historic Battle of Britain airfield. It is hosted by the resident museum scale mofel club: ‘Tangmere Sector Modellers IPMS ’ The day will include:. Scale Model Clubs from around the region. Scale Model Traders Open Scale. . .
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