When did the first stars form in our Universe? International Astronomical Union Conference Returns for first time in two years to explore just that!

Returning for the first time since the pandemic, the International Astronomical Union hosted IAU Symposium 361: Massive Stars Near and Far; in the Slieve Russell; with Armagh Observatory and Planetarium taking part in the research discussions and educational outreach. This international conference bought together over 230 observational and theoretical astrophysicists Read more…

April 2022 Weather in Armagh

APRIL DRIER AND SUNNIER THAN AVERAGE WITH ROUGHLY AVERAGE TEMPERATURE Armagh Observatory reports that April 2022 was drier and sunnier than average and with roughly average temperature.  This was the fourth April in a row with average or lower-than-average precipitation.  Although sunnier than average it was much less sunny than Read more…