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

Family Open Dome 11th July 2019

The next Family Open Dome event is this Thursday the 11th July and will be an evening of myth busting and making. Starting at 6pm the family session includes making a Space Shuttle glider that you can take home and … Continue reading

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Open Dome 6th June 2019 – Detecting Meteors

The next open dome event is on Thursday the 6th June at the usual time of 7pm. This month our guest speaker is Steve Ibbotson of Astrosphere Planetarium. Steve will be talking about how to observe and detect meteors. In … Continue reading

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Open Dome 9th May 7pm – Black Holes and Revelations

The next open dome event at the Malcolm Parry Observatory Long Eaton is this coming Thursday evening, 9th May 2019 at 7pm. Mr M. Perkins will be presenting a talk about Black Holes. Concentrating on the recent breaking news of … Continue reading

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Family Open Dome Event March 28th ’19

The Malcolm Parry Observatory will be hosting the its next family open dome on Thursday 28th March and will be themed around the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 mission. The first part of the evening, aimed at all ages, … Continue reading

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Stargazing Live 2019 Jan 30th

The annual Stargazing Live event will be taking place on January 30th 2019. Doors open at 6pm and will close at 9pm. This is a free event and booking is not required. On offer will be many exhibits and activities … Continue reading

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Open Dome Event 19th Dec ’18 – Christmas Quiz

The next public open dome event is on Wednesday the 19th December 2018 at the usual time of 7pm. This month we will be holding our (almost) world famous Christmas Quiz. Loosely based around Astronomy and Space, the Christmas quiz … Continue reading

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Family Open Dome Event November 29th ’18

The Malcolm Parry Observatory will be hosting the second family open dome of the year on Thursday 29th November. The first part of the evening, aimed at all ages, will include lots of hands-on activities about the Moon. It starts … Continue reading

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