ARMAGH OBSERVATORY AND PLANETARIUM PARTNERS WITH LIBRARIES NI TO GIFT ALL NI LIBRARIES FREE SCIENCE BOOKS

Armagh Observatory & Planetarium (AOP) has partnered with Libraries NI to distribute across the province 200 free copies of its brand-new children’s science book, “Big Book of Experiments and Bright Ideas.” Designed and written by AOP staff, the book was inspired by the success of the Planetarium’s ‘Science@Home’ online programme, Read more…

ARMAGH OBSERVATORY AND PLANETARIUM KEY PARTNER IN NEW TELESCOPE FOR GRAVITATIONAL WAVE EVENTS

An international collaboration of ten partners, including Armagh Observatory and Planetarium, has developed an innovative new telescope, made up of two identical arrays on opposite sides of the planet, which will track down sources of gravitational waves such as merging Neutron Stars and Black Holes. The Gravitational-wave Optical Transient Observer Read more…

May 2022 Weather in Armagh

WARMER, DULLER AND SLIGHTLY WETTER THAN AVERAGE.  SPRING 2022 WARMER, SUNNIER AND DRIER THAN AVERAGE Armagh Observatory reports that May 2022 was warmer, duller and slightly wetter than average.  Taking March, April and May together, the meteorological spring was warmer, sunnier, and drier than average. The observed mean temperature was Read more…