july, 2019

wed31jul15:3016:30Summer Nights: Shooting StarsSouth Downs Planetarium Astronomy & Science CentreEvent Type :Indoors,Science & Nature

South Downs Planetarium Chichester West Sussex

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On Summer evenings – if the skies are clear – we can see some familiar star patterns, including the Great Bear, Leo, (the Lion), Virgo, (the Maiden), Scorpius, (the Scorpion), and many others.

In July and August, from dark locations, the faintly glowing band of the Milky Way will be seen arching right across the sky. There is also a fine display of planets. The lovely Red Planet Mars is seen as soon as darkness falls, and the beautiful ringed planet Saturn is also well placed. Venus becomes a brilliant object in the early morning sky by the end of June.

Come to the Planetarium for a breathtaking tour of the night sky and to find out more about what there is to be seen on clear evenings in summer.

ADULT (16 years +) – £7.00
CHILD (Age 6 -15) – £5.00
(NOT suitable for under 6’s)
The Planetarium is unable to accept credit or debit cards at present. Advance booking is essential. Please arrive 15 minutes before the start of the show.


(Wednesday) 15:30 - 16:30


South Downs Planetarium Astronomy & Science Centre

Sir Patrick Moore Building, Kingsham Road, Chichester, West Sussex PO19 8AE

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