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Rocketing Round Chichester Space Trail

22 - 31 October

Chichester

This half term, Chichester BID is launching an out-of-this-world trail around Chichester city centre. Running from Friday 22 October Sunday 31 October, families are invited to take part in the Rocketing Round Chichester Space Trail with the chance to win a signed set of books by Chichesters very own astronaut,. . .
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Autumn Stars Moon and Planets.

12 November, 19:30 - 20:30

Now it is getting darker earlier in the evening, the two largest planets, Jupiter and Saturn, are visible low in the southern sky as soon as darkness falls. You might also catch a glimpse of Venus, low in the south-western sky at dusk. Of the two giant planets, Jupiter is. . .
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Autumn Stars Moon and Planets.

21 November, 15:30 - 16:30

Now it is getting darker earlier in the evening, the two largest planets, Jupiter and Saturn, are visible low in the southern sky as soon as darkness falls. You might also catch a glimpse of Venus, low in the south-western sky at dusk. Of the two giant planets, Jupiter is. . .
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The Northern Lights

28 November, 15:30 - 16:30

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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The Northern Lights

3 December, 19:30 - 20:32

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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Seven Wonders of The Solar System.

5 December, 15:30 - 16:30

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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December Nights Shooting Stars.

10 December, 19:30 - 20:30

December nights are long and dark, with the stunningly beautiful winter constellation of Orion, the Hunter dominating the cold, clear, evening skies, and the nearby patterns of Taurus, the Bull, Auriga, the Charioteer and Gemini, the Twins also on view. The three bright planets Venus, Saturn and Jupiter are also. . .
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The Christmas Star

21 December, 19:30 - 20:30

A timeless mystery for the Christmas season. This is a cosmic detective story, a journey back in time to see the night sky of over 2000 years ago. What was the bright object that drew the Wise Men from the East, the event that heralded the birth of Christ? What. . .
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The Christmas Star

22 December, 15:30 - 16:30

A timeless mystery for the Christmas season. This is a cosmic detective story, a journey back in time to see the night sky of over 2000 years ago. What was the bright object that drew the Wise Men from the East, the event that heralded the birth of Christ?. What. . .
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December Stars Moon & Planets.

22 December, 19:30 - 20:30

Now that the nights are long and dark, with the stunningly beautiful Winter Constellation of Orion dominating the cold, clear, crispy night skies, and an array of bright planets Venus, Mars and Jupiter in the evening and early morning skies, come into the warmth of the Planetarium for a guided. . .
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The Christmas Star

23 December, 15:30 - 16:30

A timeless mystery for the Christmas season. This is a cosmic detective story, a journey back in time to see the night sky of over 2000 years ago. What was the bright object that drew the Wise Men from the East, the event that heralded the birth of Christ? What. . .
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The Christmas Star

24 December, 13:30 - 14:30

A timeless mystery for the Christmas season. This is a cosmic detective story, a journey back in time to see the night sky of over 2000 years ago. What was the bright object that drew the Wise Men from the East, the event that heralded the birth of Christ?. What. . .
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December Stars Moon & Planets.

27 December, 15:30 - 16:30

Now that the nights are long and dark, with the stunningly beautiful Winter Constellation of Orion dominating the cold, clear, crispy night skies, and an array of bright planets Venus, Mars and Jupiter in the evening and early morning skies, come into the warmth of the Planetarium for a guided. . .
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All Aboard - A Tour of the Planets

28 December, 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. Through the rocky reaches of the Asteroid Belt beyond Mars, we. . .
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All Aboard - A Tour of the Planets

28 December, 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. Through the rocky reaches of the Asteroid Belt beyond Mars, we. . .
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Hubbles Glorious Universe.

29 December, 15:30 - 16:30

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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The New Year Night Sky.

30 December, 15:30 - 16:30

We are often treated to clear, crisp nights over the New Year holiday period, and many people take the chance to have a look at the night sky. Come to the Planetarium for a guided tour of what’s up in the starry sky at this time of the year. . . .
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