South West Astronomy Fair - 12th August 2017 9:30 - 5:30

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2017 Astro Fair


Dr Elizabeth Pearson  "The Chelyabinsk Meteor"  
Prof Nick Evans  "Dark Energy" 

David Boyd "Spectroscopy"

Chris Starr "Ambassadors from Earth - Celebrating the Voyager Missions"

The South West Astronomy Fair is held in August every year at the Norman Lockyer Observatory in Sidmouth and is a celebration and exhibition of astronomy. View the stars from our planetarium; Learn about planets and space with presentations from top names in the world of astronomy; plus activities for the young, trade stalls, local clubs, advice and guidance. Something for all ages, interests and experiences.

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Displays by Norman Lockyer Observatory Interest Groups -  Observers, Imagers, Spectroscopy, AstroScouts and the Lockyer Technology Centre (HomePage)
•Trade Marquee (including Norman Lockyer Observatory raffle and shop)
•Historic Telescope Talks
•Planetarium Shows 
•Siderostat in operation
•Solar Observing
•Economy Astronomy
•Institute of Physics
•Space Detective - Activites for Children
•Visiting Local Astronomy Groups
•Catering provided by Jaspers Event Catering
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