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Planetarium on Tour – Amazing Space Discoveries ft. Space Dectectives

August 8 @ 11:00 am3:00 pmFree

Free

Amazing Space Discoveries

Take a trip into the skies of the past and uncover what their spectacular discoveries mean for us today. To commemorate 200 years since William Herschel’s death we are taking families on a journey through space to find out more about his and his sister Caroline’s amazing space discoveries, from the planet Uranus to comets and nebulae galore!

After you visit into the planetarium, join the wonderful Jo from Space Detectives to learn more about planets, constellations and dark skies with hands on science activities and crafts!

The show will last approximately 30 minutes, but please allow 45 minutes. Activities will be available after the show for 1-2 hours.

Suitable for ages 7+

Pre booking essential

This event is part of the Herschel200 programme of family activities, led by the Herschel Museum of Astronomy to commemorate 200 years since the death of William Herschel, world famous astronomer and musician. Find out more about the Herschel200 project here

Important booking information

  • Pre booking is essential visit our eventbrite page to book
  • Pre booking for ALL members of your group, both adults and children, is essential, there is limited space inside the planetarium, so please include all adults and children that will be attending when you book.
  • Please include the ages of each child that will be attending when you book
  • Children must be supervised by a responsible adult at all time.
  • Regretfully, the planetarium is not wheelchair accessible, but the Percy Centre is, so all accompanying activities will be fully wheelchair accessible
  • As this show takes place in our inflatable planetarium, visitors will be required to sit on the floor. Please let us know in advance if this will be a problem and we may be able to make accommodations.
  • We may ask you to remove your shoes prior to entering the planetarium if weather conditions warrant it.

All show dates and times

  • 2 August: Stories in the Planetarium @ Midsomer Norton Library | 11-11.45am, 12.45-1.30pm and 2.15-3pm
  • 5 August: Stories in the Planetarium @ Bath Central Library | 11-11.45am, 12.45-1.30pm and 2.15-3pm
  • 8 August: Amazing Space Discoveries ft. Space Detectives @ Percy Community Centre | 11am-12pm and 2-3pm
  • 22 August: Amazing Space Discoveries @ Percy Community Centre | 11am-12pm and 2-3pm
  • 26 August: Stories in the Planetarium @ Keynsham Library | 11-11.45am, 12.45-1.30pm and 2.15-3pm

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