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An astronomical observatory at The Long Eaton School, scheduled to open in early 2012

Public Open Dome April 26th – The Antikythera Mechanism.

The next Public Open Dome Event is on Thursday 26th April at the usual time of 7pm. Dr Maria Pavlidou of Birmingham University will be talking about “The Antikythera mechanism” The Antikythera mechanism is an ancient Greek analog computer and … Continue reading

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Public Open Dome Event March 22nd ’18 – Dr Julian Onions

The next public open dome event is on Thursday the 22nd March 2018 and features guest speaker, Dr. Julian Onions of Nottingham University. The content of this talk is yet to be confirmed but Julian is always a popular speaker … Continue reading

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Open Dome Event February 15th 2018 – Hunting Orion.

The next public open dome event is on Thursday 15th February at 7pm. This month the talk will be presented by Mr M. Perkins of The Long Eaton School and is entitled “Hunting Orion”. In the talk we shall discover … Continue reading

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Update! Dr Suzie Imber joins us for Stargazing Live!

We are to be joined by Dr Suzie Imber tomorrow evening as part of our Stargazing Live 2018 event. Suzie joins Dr Helen Mason as we celebrate “Inspiring Women in Space”. Suzie Imber, was revealed as the best candidate for … Continue reading

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Stargazing Live 2018 – Jan 24th 6-9pm

The sixth annual Stargazing live event at the Long Eaton School takes place on January the 24th 2018 from 6pm until 9pm. Admission is free of charge and offers fun for all the family. We are very pleased to welcome … Continue reading

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Public Open Dome Event 14th Dec – Christmas Quiz.

Thursday 14th December. It’s that time of year again where we gather for the world famous (maybe a slight exaggeration) Christmas Quiz! It will as usual be nothing short of random, knowledge of astronomy is optional for the quiz since … Continue reading

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Open Dome Event 23rd November ’17 Dr Phil Sutton

The next open dome event will take place next Thursday the 23rd November 2017 at the usual start time of 7pm. This month our guest speaker is Dr Phil Sutton of Lincoln University with a talk entitled ” How to … Continue reading

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