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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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