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Cambridge Young Astronomers is a great opportunity for children from the age of 7 to 11 to learn about Science and Astronomy from a very young age. It consists of group meetings where children have the opportunity to do fun activities while learning.
- Sat, 29 AprIoAWhat are they, where do they come from, when can I see them and what can we learn from them?
- Sat, 27 MayIoAOur universe came into existence 13.8 Billion years ago. Today we'll tell the story from the beginning
- Sat, 24 JunIoAFind out about our nearest star - the Sun. If it's a clear day, we'll spend time outside using solar telescopes to observe it.
- Sat, 29 JulSomewhere warmWe'll be down on the beach with our telescopes, so no meeting this month - see you in August
- Sat, 26 AugIoAToday we'll find out about using a range of telescopes from the small home ones up to the large professional ones on the IoA site
- Sat, 30 SeptIoA or alternative location TBA
- Sat, 28 OctIoAWe can all understand how optical telescopes work, but what about radio telescopes? How can you "see" radio waves. This week we'll find out.
- Sat, 25 NovIoAWhat's the link between the ice age cycle and astronomical events? You might be surprised.
- Sat, 16 DecIoAHave you ever wondered what happens late at night in the Northumberland Dome? Today's the day you'll find out!
Location: Our events are usually held at the Institute of Astronomy (IoA) or via Zoom as indicated.
A map and directions to the IoA are here.
Coach trips will start from the IoA car park.
We often have a Star Party in September/October and will organise other events to coincide with any unusual astronomical occurrence, such as an eclipse or a bright comet.
You can join our mailing list for reminders at the bottom of this page on the footer.
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