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Welcome to the Island Planetarium, scroll to our Stargazing Club below

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Modern digital planetarium

run by Astronomer enthusiasts.

Astronomer led shows are run

at 12:30 pm and at 2:00 pm

Please prebook, only a small staff!

We open only if you reserve seats.

Call on 01983 761555 and we'll confirm back.

Don't just turn, we may not be there!

 

Shows chosen from

In the Sky tonight,( runs in every every show)

Tim Peake takes you to the ISS

Two small pieces of glass, A star is born,

From Earth to the Universe, We are Aliens,

Space Cadets (for little ones),

Capcom Go, Back to the Moon for good. 

Tickets Cost -Adult £6.00 Child £4.00

HOW TO BOOK 

Phone 01983 761555 AND LEAVE YOUR NAME: DAY OF SHOW:HOW MANY ADULTS AND CHILDREN: EMAIL OR MOBILE NUMBER  We'll call you to confirm a show, then send you a card payment link.

Doors open 30 minutes before the show. Please wear a mask and observe our social distancing signs to protect yourselves, all other customers and our staff.

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West Wight Stargazing Group

Stargazing Club meets first or second Tuesday of month at 7:30pm

Book by phoning 01983 761555 by the Sunday before.  Numbers strictly limited and masks must worn.

Our Stargazing Group has live meetings again at the Planetarium on the first or second Tuesday of the month. I have been joined by astronomer - John Ward and we shall run the club evenings together.

The monthly meeting starts at 7:30 pm reviewing the last month, then the current month starguide on the dome. then a 15 minute break bring your own drink. If it is clear we shall have live stargazing with scopes until 9.30 pm; if cloudy or wet, then an astro-topic and film/show, finishing at 9.30. 

We can have only 16 people in the dome to provide social distancing with every one wearing a mask or visor. The theatre is sanitised before the meting with UV radiation.

There is an annual membership fee of £9.00 per quarter or £30.00 per year from 1st October. We are looking for volunteers to help run the planetarium; so there is FREE membership for a half day (minimum 3hrs/month) plus free seats and discounts on all events, details in our volunteers leaflet. Single meeting cost is £5.00 if seats available

If you wish to take part, respond using our email contact on this website or email me at enquiry@islandastronomy.co.uk and I'll send details of how to join in.