Come and explore the Universe in our comfortable, well equipped star theatre. We present new public shows every month (each lasting about an hour). Special shows for private groups and tailored shows for schools and colleges. Free parking. Easy access for disabled. Convenient for public transport. For details and times of all forthcoming shows, or to make a booking for a group, call us on 01243 774400 or 07818 297292 or visit our website www.southdowns.org.uk.

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South Downs Planetarium - Science & Astronomy

Stars on Frosty Winter Nights.

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Now that the nights are long and dark, the Winter Constellations of Orion, Taurus and the Pleiadesestablish themselves and dominate the Winter night skies.Come to the Planetarium for a guided tour of some of the celestial wonders which are on view during the Winter months.
Event date(s):
25th January 2019 19:30 - 20:30
South Downs Planetarium - Science & Astronomy

To the Moon and Back - 50 Years Since Apollo 8

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Fifty years ago this Christmas the world watched in a mixture of excitement and wonder as the three-man crew of Apollo 8 – Frank Borman, Jim Lovell and Bill Anders – blasted off for a trip to the Moon and back, the first humans to leave Earth behind, fly around the Moon and return safely home.he six-day mission began on 21st December 1968 and included a day orbiting the Moon, when the
Event date(s):
21st December 2018 15:30 - 16:30
South Downs Planetarium - Science & Astronomy

To the Moon and Back - 50 Years Since Apollo 8

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Fifty years ago this Christmas the world watched in a mixture of excitement and wonder as the three-man crew of Apollo 8 – Frank Borman, Jim Lovell and Bill Anders – blasted off for a trip to the Moon and back, the first humans to leave Earth behind, fly around the Moon and return safely home.he six-day mission began on 21st December 1968 and included a day orbiting the Moon, when the
Event date(s):
22nd December 2018 11:30 - 12:30
South Downs Planetarium - Science & Astronomy

The Star of Bethlehem

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A timeless mystery for the 2017 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 was the Star of Bethlehem?What was the famous Star in the East that guided the Wise Men to the birthplace of Christ? This show present
Event date(s):
21st December 2018 19:30 - 20:30
South Downs Planetarium - Science & Astronomy

The Star of Bethlehem

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A timeless mystery for the 2017 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 was the Star of Bethlehem?What was the famous Star in the East that guided the Wise Men to the birthplace of Christ? This show present
Event date(s):
22nd December 2018 13:30 - 14:30
South Downs Planetarium - Science & Astronomy

The Star of Bethlehem

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A timeless mystery for the 2017 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 was the Star of Bethlehem?What was the famous Star in the East that guided the Wise Men to the birthplace of Christ? This show present
Event date(s):
23rd December 2018 13:30 - 14:30
South Downs Planetarium - Science & Astronomy

The Star of Bethlehem

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A timeless mystery for the 2017 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 was the Star of Bethlehem?What was the famous Star in the East that guided the Wise Men to the birthplace of Christ? This show present
Event date(s):
23rd December 2018 15:30 - 16:30
South Downs Planetarium - Science & Astronomy

The Star of Bethlehem

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A timeless mystery for the 2017 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 was the Star of Bethlehem?What was the famous Star in the East that guided the Wise Men to the birthplace of Christ? This show present
Event date(s):
24th December 2018 13:30 - 14:30
South Downs Planetarium - Science & Astronomy

The Star of Bethlehem

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A timeless mystery for the 2017 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 was the Star of Bethlehem?What was the famous Star in the East that guided the Wise Men to the birthplace of Christ? This show present
Event date(s):
24th December 2018 13:30 - 14:30
South Downs Planetarium - Science & Astronomy

To the Moon and Back - 50 Years Since Apollo 8

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Fifty years ago this Christmas the world watched in a mixture of excitement and wonder as the three-man crew of Apollo 8 – Frank Borman, Jim Lovell and Bill Anders – blasted off for a trip to the Moon and back, the first humans to leave Earth behind, fly around the Moon and return safely home.he six-day mission began on 21st December 1968 and included a day orbiting the Moon, when the
Event date(s):
27th December 2018 15:30 - 16:30
South Downs Planetarium - Science & Astronomy

Wintertime Stars, Moon and Planets

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 buy Tickets NowNow that the nights are long and dark, the Winter Constellations of Orion, Taurus and the Pleiades establish themselves and dominate the Winter night skies.Come to the Planetarium for a guided tour of some of the celestial wonders which are on view during the Winter months.
Event date(s):
28th December 2018 13:30 - 14:30
South Downs Planetarium - Science & Astronomy

All Aboard - A Tour of the Planets.

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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 speed pass giant Jupiter, Saturn wit
Event date(s):
28th December 2018 15:30 - 16:30
South Downs Planetarium - Science & Astronomy

Distant Worlds - Alien Life

 Distant Worlds - Alien LifeRecent 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.Featuring stunning fulldome, immersive video sequences that surround you with breathtaking moving colour images.Recent advances in technology have enabled astronomers to discover new pla
Event date(s):
29th December 2018 13:30 - 14:30
South Downs Planetarium - Science & Astronomy

Hubble's View of the Universe.

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In April 2013, the Hubble Space TelescopeHubble Space Telescope celebrated 23 momentous years in Earth-orbit. During this time it has made many exciting discoveries which have revolutionised our knowledge of the Universe. It has also captured thousands of glorious images of the wonders of the night sky.During this time it has made many exciting discoveries which have revolutionised our k
Event date(s):
29th December 2018 15:30 - 16:30
South Downs Planetarium - Science & Astronomy

The Northern Lights

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Journey north to the frozen wastes of the Arctic Circleand watch electrified particles from the Sun spiraling 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 the Northern Lights, and how
Event date(s):
13th January 2019 15:30 - 16:30
South Downs Planetarium - Science & Astronomy

The Northern Lights

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Journey north to the frozen wastes of the Arctic Circleand watch electrified particles from the Sun spiraling 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 the Northern Lights, and how
Event date(s):
27th January 2019 15:30 - 16:30
South Downs Planetarium - Science & Astronomy

Wintertime Stars, Moon and Planets

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 buy Tickets NowNow that the nights are long and dark, the Winter Constellations of Orion, Taurus and the Pleiades establish themselves and dominate the Winter night skies.Come to the Planetarium for a guided tour of some of the celestial wonders which are on view during the Winter months.
Event date(s):
18th January 2019 19:30 - 20:30
South Downs Planetarium - Science & Astronomy

The January Wolf Moon

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 buy Tickets NowThe Full Moon on January 21st is traditionally known as the Wolf Moon by the Native Americans, it appeared when wolves howled in hunger outside the villages.This is the second full moon this month which is sometimes known as a Blue Moon.Also Jupiter is a truly spectacular object, dominating the southerly night sky throughout Spring. It will be at its brightest, due to it being
Event date(s):
20th January 2019 15:30 - 16:30