South West Astronomy Fair

Our sixth astronomy fair, held on 6th August 2011, attracted over 400 visitors and was a great success. The younger visitors were enthralled with the hands-on experiments provided by the Institute of Physics and the adults by the displays from the NLO imagers in the Imaging Marquee.

Once again the trade stands were kept busy and all were delighted with the new position of the large marquee.

We are grateful for the continuing support from Astronomy Now and Broadhurst, Clarkson & Fuller.

This year the observatory celebrates its centenary and the astronomy fair will take place on Saturday, 11th August 2012, from 9 am to 6 pm.

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