South West Astronomy Fair - 12th August 2017 9:30 - 5:30
2017 Astro Fair
11:30 am - Dr Elizabeth Pearson "The Chelyabinsk Meteor"
1:00pm - Prof Nick Evans "Dark Energy"
2:30pm - David Boyd "Spectroscopy"
4:15pm - Chris Starr "Ambassadors from Earth - Celebrating the Voyager Missions"Full Program available here
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.
Postal booking has now closed. Paypal booking now closed.
Tickets can be purchased on the day
ALL TICKETS WILL BE READY FOR YOU TO COLLECT FROM OUR PRE PAID DESK IN RECPTION .
•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
•Siderostat in operation
•Institute of Physics
•Space Detective - Activites for Children
•Visiting Local Astronomy Groups
•Catering provided by Jaspers Event Catering