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

Autumn Stars, Moon and Planets - 28/10/20

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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.Come to the Planetarium for a guided tour of some of the celestial wonders which are on view during the Autum
Event date(s):
28th October 2020 15:30 - 16:30
South Downs Planetarium - Science & Astronomy

The Moon Landing Experience. 301020

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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 lunar surface - so far.Experience a Lunar Mission and learn about the challenges and ingenuit
Event date(s):
30th October 2020 15:30 - 16:30
South Downs Planetarium - Science & Astronomy

Autumn Stars, Moon and Planets - 011120

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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.Come to the Planetarium for a guided tour of some of the celestial wonders which are on view during the Autum
Event date(s):
01st November 2019 15:30 - 01st November 2020 16:30
South Downs Planetarium - Science & Astronomy

All Aboard - A Tour of the Planets. 271020

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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 with its beautiful rings, blue-green Uranus and on to deep blue Neptune,
Event date(s):
27th October 2020 13:30 - 14:30
South Downs Planetarium - Science & Astronomy

Distant Worlds (exoplanets) & Alien Life

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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 beginning to find much smaller planets, and the discovery of other 'earth-like
Event date(s):
26th October 2020 15:30 - 16:30