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Space the Final Frontier: Family Friendly Talk
February 20, 2020 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Rochester Cathedral is hosting a family-friendly talk all about space – find out about the vast size of space and the incredible speeds that exist in space, including light speed and light years.
The talk will be presented by Ian Hargreaves and Arthur Fentaman of Mid-Kent Astronomical Society using video graphics and interactive sessions. They will convey the almost impossible speeds that everything is moving at in space. They will also explain what constellations are and how to use them to find the North Star and find your way around the night sky. They will also talk about shooting stars and comets.
After the talk you can explore the hands-on display including a scale model solar system that is guarantee to wow you! You will also have the opportunity to touch a 3.9 billion meteorite and a piece of Moon Rock. You will be able to speak to the friendly astronomy experts and learn more in 80 minutes than you ever thought possible.
The talk will take place in the Ithamar Chapel and is aimed at families with children aged 5+. Pre-booking is advised. Tickets can be bought online or from Rochester Cathedral shop and are priced at £3 for all.