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Cherenkov Telescope Array – Ireland Workshop January 2017

You are invited to attend a workshop in Armagh to discuss participation in the Cherenkov Telescope Array project in Ireland.   Venue: Armagh Observatory and Planetarium Date: Friday January 27th, 2017, 10am – 4pm (approx.) The Cherenkov Telescope Array (CTA) ( is a multinational, world-wide project to build a new generation ground-based gamma-ray instrument with […]

See the Stars at AOP in December

Come to Armagh Observatory and Planetarium to experience the marvels of the Universe! Armagh Planetarium will be hosting an exciting Digital Theatre show, talks by an astronomy student and a public telescope viewing session at our Late Night Opening on Tuesday 6 December 2016. Our spectacular Digital Theatre show at 7.40pm will showcase the winning […]

Christmas Star

The Mystery of the Christmas Star Digital Theatre Shows Returns

  Join Armagh Planetarium this Christmas as we journey back more than 2000 years to Bethlehem, and seek to discover an explanation for the star the Wise Men followed to find the baby Jesus in “Mystery of the Christmas Star”.  The Star of Bethlehem is an iconic astronomical event whose true origin remains unknown even […]