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astronomy centres to visit - A to L

Armagh Planetarium and Observatory

College Hill, Armagh, Northern Ireland, BT61 9DB, 02837 524725
Comprehensive shop (mail order available), displays and planetarium.

Caird Planetarium
Old Royal Observatory, Greenwich, London, SE10 9EF
48 Seater planetarium.

University of Central Lancashire
Department of Physics, Astronomy and Mathematics, Preston, PR1 2HE 01772 893540
Moor Park Observatory, Preston, PR1 6AD, 01772 2 57181
Public Understanding with open evenings.
Alston Observatory, near Longridge, Preston, 01772 782379
Planetarium, open to schools.

Fort Victoria Planetarium and Astronomy Resource Centre
Westhill Lane, Yarmouth, Isle of Wight, PO41 0RR, 01983 761555
33 Seater Planetarium.

Glasgow University Planetarium
Acre Road, Maryhill, Glasgow, G20 0PL, 0141 946 5213
30 seater planetarium. Support for schools.

Goonhilly Satellite Earth Station
Goonhilly Downs, Heston, Cornwall, TR12 6LQ, 01872 325400
British Telecom's largest gateway Earth station for international, satellite communications.

Jodrell Bank Science Centre and Arboretum
Macclesfield, Cheshire, SK11 9DL, 014775 71339
Planetarium, displays and shop. Education officer available.

Liverpool Museum
William Brown Street, Liverpool, Merseyside, L3 8EN, 0151 207 0001
66 seater planetarium. Space and Time Galleries. Teachers' courses and evening classes.

London Planetarium
Marylebone Road, London, NW1 5LR, 020 7487 0243
Regular shows. Education officer available.

London University Observatory
Mill Hill Park, London, NW7 2QS, 020 8959 0421
Telescopes. Support for schools.

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