Transit of Mercury 2019

Over 100 people arrived at Armagh Observatory and Planetarium on Monday 11 November to view the Transit of Mercury through our telescopes, including our world-famous Grubb telescope. With special kit for Solar observing our staff and students enthusiastically greeted the crowds of public visitors and school children in attendance. With Read more…

DfC Visit to AOP

The Armagh Observatory & Planetarium welcomed Moira Doherty, Deputy Permanent Secretary and Paul Gamble, Head of Museums and Libraries Branch, from the Department for Communities (DfC), on Tuesday 10th September 2019. Following a tour of the historic Grade A listed Observatory building, Moira and Paul were updated on the future plans Read more…