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07/02/2018 - 07/05/2018 07/02/2018 - 07/05/2018

Brand New Digital Theatre Show at Armagh Planetarium for Summer 2018

Brand new Digital Theatre show this summer! Launching on Monday 2nd July at 2pm “Solar Superstorms”, narrated by Benedict Cumberbatch, will take viewers into the tangle of magnetic fields and superhot plasma that vent the Sun’s rage in dramatic flares, violent solar tornadoes, and the largest eruptions in the Solar System: Coronal Mass Ejections. The film […]

Location : Armagh Planetarium

08/18/2018 08/18/2018

Armagh Planetarium’s Force Academy Returns!

Force Academy Returns! If you think you have “The Force” then join us on Saturday 7 July and Saturday 18 August when the Emerald Garrison will be training future Jedi Knights. Don’t miss this film-inspired StarWars treat for all young Padawans. Young visitors will have the opportunity to don the famous brown robe, pick up […]

Location : Armagh Planetarium

08/24/2018 - 08/25/2018 08/24/2018 - 08/25/2018

Summer Minecraft Workshop

Returning this summer is our popular Minecraft workshop. In conjunction with STEM Aware, children taking part in this workshop will have the chance to explore the International Space Station and beyond using the platform of Minecraft. Each child will have their own laptop gaming station and will be set team challenges in these workshops. When: Friday […]

Location : Armagh Planetarium

09/08/2018 09/08/2018

Tour of Planetarium and Grounds

Join us as we celebrate our 50th year and find out about the history and people behind this unique attraction. Enjoy a tour of the Planetarium building and grounds and explore the heritage of this unique organisation that is involved in ground breaking research and has been exploring the Cosmos from 1790. Tour Times: 10am, […]

Location : Armagh Planetarium

09/12/2018 09/12/2018

Public Lecture: Heavy Metals from Giant Stars

While the chemical elements of Hydrogen and Helium were formed in the Big Bang at the starting point of our Universe, the heavier species were produced deep inside the stars in nuclear reactions. Through the combined fields of Physics & Astronomy humans have been able to determine the origin of the chemical species present in […]

Location : Armagh Planetarium

09/18/2018 09/18/2018

Extra Shows for Good Relations Week: 18 September 2018

Armagh Observatory and Planetarium will have extra shows on Tuesday 18 September 2018 in conjunction with Good Relations Week. This year, the theme for the week is: Then, Now… Next? Having celebrated our 50th Anniversary of opening in May, we invite you to look at how far we have come and how technology has advanced […]

Location : Aermagh Planetarium

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Tour of Planetarium and Grounds

Join us as we celebrate our 50th year and find out about the history and people behind this unique attraction. Enjoy a tour of the Planetarium building and grounds and explore the heritage of this unique organisation that is involved in ground breaking research and has been exploring the Cosmos from 1790. Tour Times: 10am, […]

Extra Shows for Good Relations Week: 18 September 2018

Armagh Observatory and Planetarium will have extra shows on Tuesday 18 September 2018 in conjunction with Good Relations Week. This year, the theme for the week is: Then, Now… Next? Having celebrated our 50th Anniversary of opening in May, we invite you to look at how far we have come and how technology has advanced […]

Public Lecture: Heavy Metals from Giant Stars

While the chemical elements of Hydrogen and Helium were formed in the Big Bang at the starting point of our Universe, the heavier species were produced deep inside the stars in nuclear reactions. Through the combined fields of Physics & Astronomy humans have been able to determine the origin of the chemical species present in […]

Armagh Planetarium’s Force Academy Returns!

Force Academy Returns! If you think you have “The Force” then join us on Saturday 7 July and Saturday 18 August when the Emerald Garrison will be training future Jedi Knights. Don’t miss this film-inspired StarWars treat for all young Padawans. Young visitors will have the opportunity to don the famous brown robe, pick up […]