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At Armagh Planetarium we hosted our very first video game based workshop. This summer we immersed ourselves into the blocky world of Minecraft. Using MinecraftEdu, the children that took part […]

Games in Space and Why We Love Them

At Armagh Planetarium we hosted our very first video game based workshop. This summer we immersed ourselves into the blocky world of Minecraft. Using MinecraftEdu, the children that took part […]

As we welcome back the colder weather we are also welcoming back the beginning of the best months of stargazing thanks to the onset of longer dark evenings. Mix this […]

The Halloween Night Sky

As we welcome back the colder weather we are also welcoming back the beginning of the best months of stargazing thanks to the onset of longer dark evenings. Mix this […]

One of the European Space Agency’s flagship missions reached its grand finale on Friday 30 September 2016. After 20 years in development, a 10-year trip around the Solar System and […]

Goodbye Rosetta

One of the European Space Agency’s flagship missions reached its grand finale on Friday 30 September 2016. After 20 years in development, a 10-year trip around the Solar System and […]

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1 September 2016 saw the first full meeting of all of the staff of Armagh Observatory and Planetarium.     We are looking forward to carrying Armagh’s impressive heritage of […]

Meet the AOP Team!

1 September 2016 saw the first full meeting of all of the staff of Armagh Observatory and Planetarium.     We are looking forward to carrying Armagh’s impressive heritage of […]

Astronomers have made the exciting discovery of an Earth-mass exoplanet in the habitable zone of our nearest neighbouring star, Proxima Centauri, a red dwarf star 4.25 light years (1.3 parsec) […]

Proxima b: Meet Our New Neighbour

Astronomers have made the exciting discovery of an Earth-mass exoplanet in the habitable zone of our nearest neighbouring star, Proxima Centauri, a red dwarf star 4.25 light years (1.3 parsec) […]

It’s August and suddenly the nights are getting a bit longer so what is there to see in our night sky this month?     Everyone should watch out for […]

The August 2016 Night Sky

It’s August and suddenly the nights are getting a bit longer so what is there to see in our night sky this month?     Everyone should watch out for […]