South West Astronomy Fair - 11th August 2018 9:30 - 5:30
2018 Astro Fair
Jo Richardson 11:30 -Diary of an ESERO-UK Space Ambassador. Inspiring a generations with Space.
Steve Owen 13:00- In Defence of the Night: Dark skies around the World.
Prof Alan Fitzsimmons- 14:30 Intersellar Objects in our Solar System.
Dave Eagle- 16:15 Celebrate Tim Peake's Principia Mission.
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.
•Displays by Norman Lockyer Observatory Interest Groups - Observers, Imagers, Spectroscopy,and AstroScouts.
•Trade Marquee (including Norman Lockyer Observatory raffle and shop)
•Historic Telescope Talks
•Siderostat in operation
Space Detective - Activites for Children
•Visiting Local Astronomy Groups
•Catering provided by Jaspers Event Catering