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What's On at Jodrell Bank: Snowballs In Space, Kids Rocket and Telescope Night!

25 Sep 2013

Find out all about comets, asteroids and meteors in this interactive science show!

Jodrell Bank

Snowballs in Space - October Half Term

Discover what comets are and where they come from and watch as we make our very own comet for everyone to see.  Comet ISON will be passing close to the earth around this time so there may even by an opportunity to see a real comet in the night sky as well.

Science show times are 11.30 am, 12.30, 2.30 and 3.30 pm.

Please call 01477 571 766 to reserve your seats.  These shows are suitable for people aged 5 and over.

Event runs from Monday 21st - Friday 25th October and Monday 28th - 1st November.

This event is part of the Manchester Science Festival; come out and play, create and experiement at this eleven day Festival.  Manchester Festival is proudly produced by MOSI: Manchester Science Festival

Kids Rocket Night

Make sure your half term goes with a bang!  This exciting event explores the world of Rockets.  Come and explore the night sky, fly rockets to the moon and take part in craft and illustrating activities.  Refuel with some tasty bangers and mash!

Saturday, 2nd November

Adult £15, Child £13 (suitable for primary school age)

Time 5pm to 7pm OR 6pm or 8pm

Dinner included in the ticket price

Telescope Night

Comet ISON has sparked a lot of public attention and we are waiting eagerly to see if it is as prominent in the sky as we hope by the end of the year. Professor Jamie Gilmour, our colleague and expert in geology and planetary science, will join us at Jodrell Bank on Saturday 16th November to talk about Comets, Asteroids and Meteorites – the things that are left behind when planets form.

We are delighted that we will also be joined by a host of amateur astronomers for the evening, who will bring along their telescopes so that, weather permitting, we can have a joint viewing of the night sky.

Please let us know when you purchase your ticket, if you plan to bring your own telescope with you to the event.

Adult £9.00 (suitable for 16 +)

Concession £7.00

Please note tickets are non refundable

Times 7.00pm to 9.00pm

To book for all events

Jodrell Bank Discovery Centre