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FULLDOME VR PLANETARIUM

Run by Astronomer enthusiasts

OPEN Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday

Shows run at 11:00 am,the 12:00 noon, then 2:00 pm and 3:30 pm

11:00am is 'From Earth to the Universe, a story about astronomy evolution

12:00 noon show is our daily What's in the Sky tonight' show

2:00pm show is Two small pieces of Glass about two teenagers going stargazing and learning about telescopes

3:30pm show is our Space Cadets Show' for younger visitors four to ten years

.Shows are £6,00 for adults and £4,00 for children,

This week we have a special discount of

3 SHOWS for the PRICE of 2

We are now taking bookings for our 

'NIGHTSKY EXPERIENCE'

up to 2 hours of fantastic VR planetarium shows,

Stargazing, Finding your way around the night sky.

Every Thursday Evening from 21st July at 8:00pm.

Prebooked only at £10.00. To book email us at enquiry@islandastronomy.co.uk

 

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.