South West Astronomy Fair - 10th August 2019 9:30 - 5:30. Contact page is working, but it is being diverted through another website at present. Messages will be answered.

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2019 Astro Fair

Speakers:
Lecture 1 - 11:30 - 12:30  Dave Rothery - Mercury:what Messenger showed us and what we want to find out with BepiColombo.
Lecture 2 - 13:00 - 14:00 Nick Hewitt - Variable Nebulae
Lecture 3 - 14:30 - `15:30  Will Gater - "Dynamic Skies the story of our changing Cosmos & a new revolution in astronomy."
Lecture 4 - 16:15 - 17:15 Pete Lawrence & Paul Abel - "
Practical Observing Challenges": A range of interesting visual and imaging challenges to suit all levels.
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.

Postal and Paypal Bookings are now open.
Tickets can also be purchased on the day.
ALL TICKETS WILL BE READY FOR YOU TO COLLECT FROM OUR PRE PAID DESK IN RECPTION.
Ticket Prices:
£10 for adults
£5 for children
£25 for family (2 adults, 2 children)
£5 for Lecture tickets
The IoP will be in the smaller marque near the building providing lots of experiments and general fun and interest for the young people.First Prize in the Raffle, donated by the Widescreen Centre.
Displays by Norman Lockyer Observatory Interest Groups -  Observers, Imagers,  Spectroscopy,and AstroScouts.
•Trade Marquee (including Norman Lockyer Observatory raffle.)
•Historic Telescope Talks
•Planetarium Shows 
•Siderostat in operation
•Solar Observing
Space Detective - Activites for Children
•Visiting Local Astronomy Groups
Catering provided by Jaspers Event Catering
raffle prize