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The Observatory Science Centre
Herstmonceux
Hailsham
East Sussex
BN27 1RN
Tel: 01323 832731
Fax: 01323 832741

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Spectacular hands-on science and discovery among the domes and telescopes of a world famous astronomical observatory.
We look forward to welcoming you through 2017......

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Telephone: 01323 832731
Fax: 01323 832741

SEASON DATES

The Observatory Science Centre will open for 2017 on the weekend of 21st / 22nd January 10 am - 5 pm, with last admission at 3 pm.
Plus an Open Evening on Saturday 21st January 6.30 pm - 11 pm.

21st / 22nd January special offer opening just £5 pp
Not valid in conjunction with any other offer, group rate, voucher etc.

OPEN DAILY FROM SATURDAY 28TH JANUARY TO SUNDAY 3RD DECEMBER 2017
2017 Information Leaflet
Spectacular Science for Schools
Further Astronomy Course
Starting on the 1st February 2017 this six week course is designed for more advanced students. While building on the foundation provided by the introductory course you do not need to have completed this course to take part but a basic understanding of astronomy is assumed. The aim of the course is to provide a good overview of modern astronomy and astrophysics. It will discuss how modern science is applied to developing our understanding of a wide range of astronomical objects and other, more exotic astrophysical phenomena, and how these fit together into processes currently believed to be operating in the Universe. There are limited spaces available so book early to avoid disappointment.
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OPEN EVENING 21st January 2017
SPECIAL OFFER! For the start of the season we are offering admission for just £5 per person. The Centre re-opens at 6.30pm and all being well with the weather you will have the opportunity to look through some of the country's largest telescopes at fascinating night sky objects including Venus, Mars and the Orion Nebula. There is usually a cloudy night contingency of a planetarium style talk if the weather is unsuitable for viewing.
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