See the Sun

View the Sun safely, in real time, with our specialist equipment. We will explain what the Sun is and how important it is for Earth and humans. Suitable for all ages. No prior knowledge required. Hot chocolate included.


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As part of our compliance with COVID-19 requirements we need to collect the personal details of all people attending a sky show, not just the person making the booking.  If you could enter the required information now, that would be appreciated.

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Learn about the Sun as you view it in real time. Let our knowledgeable sky guide explain the facts and figures that define our home star. Find out the answers to these most common questions:

What is a star?

What is the difference between stars and planets?

What are the Sun’s most interesting characteristics?

Continue to enjoy a sunny day with greater knowledge. Without that bright sphere in the sky, we’d not be here.

This event is suitable for all persons aged from 6 years and up.

The event is limited by numbers and will not proceed in heavy cloud.