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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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Classic Southern Electric in Colour - David Brown

23 October, 16:02 - 21:45

County Hall, West Street, Chichester. PO19 1RQ

David presents a selection of Southern Electric images IN COLOUR , mainly taken in the 1960s and 70s and covering pre- and post-war multiple units and locomotives on the SR third rail system. Suggested donation of £3 includes interval refreshments. . . .
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As the nights grow longer, with the giant planet Jupiter now becoming visible to the east in the late evening sky, come to the Planetarium for a guided tour of some of the celestial wonders which are on view during the Autumn months. . . .
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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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. 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,. . .
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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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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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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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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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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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Since its launch in April 1990, the Hubble Space Telescope has always been in the news. First there was the small error in the shape of the main mirror and the amazing corrective optics fitted by the crew on a Space Shuttle flight. Then we had stunning images of planets,. . .
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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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Apart from a golf ball, feather, hammer and Lunar Boot the Apollo Astronauts left a lasting legacy of science experiments. The first was named ‘Early Apollo Scientific Experiments Package’ ( EASEP ), the package consisted of three experiments:. A Laser Ranging Retroreflector. Passive Seismic Experiment. Solar Wind Composition Experiment. . . .
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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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The Northern Lights.

23 November, 19:30 - 20:30

South Downs Planetarium

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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Women on the Railway - Dr Becky Peacock

27 November, 19:30 - 21:45

County Hall, West Street, Chichester, PO19 1RQ

This talk will explore the roles of women on the railway from 1850 to the end of 1945. Find out about the limited jobs available to women in 1850 and how WWI changed the railways. Explore the roles that women took up with the onset of war and the prejudice. . .
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Talk by Alan Green. Limited tickets at £8 (non-refundable); must be purchased in advance on 01243 753602. Refreshments provided. . . .
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