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SPACE SPECTACULAR 2015 @ MEDWAY
Rainham Girls School - Saturday 28 March 4-9.30pm - Tickets:£1 - available on entry

Our major event in Medway, where we are expecting to have over 1000 people come and see the range of educational and exciting stands, a few fun and educational talks, several children's activities, a Telescope Workshop for those who need help with their Telescopes, and so much more. Plus of course an array of Telescopes for viewing the heavens, day and night, if not cloudy!.

TELL US YOU ARE GOING Tickets: £1 available on entry




Medway Space Spectacular

Event Reception and Information Hub [H:Diner]
Event Information/Help and entry to the Talk Zone - START HERE

Talk Zone [H:Hall]
Entertaining and Educational Presentations from Experts
4.30pm: Official Opening by The Mayor of Medway
4.50pm: Greg Smye-Rumsby: Myths & Illusions
5.50pm: Dr Kathryn McDermott: Rocks from Space
6.50pm: Dr David Mannion: Future of Space Travel
7.50pm: Mike Phillips: Journey to the End of the Dinosaurs
8.45pm: Will Hughes: Search for Aliens
Talks last 45 minutes

Rocket Zone [Sports Block]
Make and Launch Paper Rockets

Display Zone [Sports Hall]
3.9bn Year Old Meteorites
Wonders of Spectroscopy, the Chemistry of Stars
Scale of the Solar System
Mysterious Moon
Why are Craters that shape?
Build a Model Galaxy
SciFi Emporium

Interactive & Telescope Advice Zone [Learning Resources Centre]
Drive a Rover on Mars
Use Celestia to plan your Observing Evening
Telescope Workshop and buying advice from F1 Telescopes

Cool Science Zone [C]
Extreme Space Weather talk/demo
Talk/demo lasts 45 minutes, starting at 4.50pm, 5.50pm, 6.50pm, 7.50pm and 8.45pm

StarGazing Zone [Court]
See the Sun, Moon, Jupiter, Venus, Galaxies & more through our Telescopes*
Astrophotography with your smartphone*

Food and Refreshment Zone [Pavilion]
Burger, Pizza and Ice cream vans
Refreshments

Notes:
* Observing is dependent on the weather
Please wear warm clothes ready for observing
Maximum capacity for Talks is 400, entry on a first come first served basis
Details may be changed without notice




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The James Irwin Observatory is
Currently Closed
and Due to Reopen

on 20th September 2019

Check here after 19:30 on the day to get final confirmation before travelling in case clouds prevent us opening.

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MEETING VENUES

REGULAR MEETINGS:
Bredhurst Village Hall

Hurstwood Road,
Bredhurst, Gillingham,
Kent ME7 3JZ
(Close to J4 off the M2)
There is a car park on site.
Starts 7:45pm for 8pm.

OBSERVATORY EVENINGS:
James Irwin Observatory

Meet in the Conservatory at:
Victoria Hotel
59 London Road,
Canterbury, Kent
CT2 8JY
You will then be escorted to the observatory at 8:30pm (Oct-Mar) / 9pm (Apr-Sep)





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