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One year or 365.25 days, the length of time it takes the Earth to complete one orbital path around the Sun and the length of time American astronaut Scott Kelly […]

The One Year Crew

One year or 365.25 days, the length of time it takes the Earth to complete one orbital path around the Sun and the length of time American astronaut Scott Kelly […]

In July 2015, we will finally have our long-awaited closeup views of the dwarf planet Pluto and its moons when NASA’s New Horizons probe flies past the tiny and distant […]

How You Can Pick Pluto’s Placenames!

In July 2015, we will finally have our long-awaited closeup views of the dwarf planet Pluto and its moons when NASA’s New Horizons probe flies past the tiny and distant […]

As everyone knows on Friday 20 March 2015, a total solar eclipse will occur across the far northern regions of Europe and the Arctic. A partial solar eclipse will be […]

Viewing the Partial Solar Eclipse of 20 March 2014

As everyone knows on Friday 20 March 2015, a total solar eclipse will occur across the far northern regions of Europe and the Arctic. A partial solar eclipse will be […]

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Would you like to discover more about the night sky?   Stargazing the Night Sky (Course code OLE1058)  is a short and very informal course is for complete beginners who […]

Stargazing the Night Sky Course Returns in April

Would you like to discover more about the night sky?   Stargazing the Night Sky (Course code OLE1058)  is a short and very informal course is for complete beginners who […]

In association with BBC Stargazing Live 2015 and the Northern Ireland Amateur Astronomical Society (NIAAS) Armagh Planetarium is opening its doors for a free open evening on Tuesday 24th of […]

Free Open Night at the Planetarium for Stargazing Live

In association with BBC Stargazing Live 2015 and the Northern Ireland Amateur Astronomical Society (NIAAS) Armagh Planetarium is opening its doors for a free open evening on Tuesday 24th of […]

So far this year we have seen QVC presenters discussing whether the moon was a star or a planet. On having searched online a voice in their earpiece told them […]

10 “Facts” About Space That Aren’t True

So far this year we have seen QVC presenters discussing whether the moon was a star or a planet. On having searched online a voice in their earpiece told them […]