Recent advances in technology have enabled astronomers
to discover new planets in orbit around stars beyond our Sun:
so-called extrasolar planets, or 'exoplanets' for short.
Many of the new planets found to date are giant planets like
Jupiter and Saturn in our own Solar System.
are now beginning to find much smaller planets, and the discovery
of other 'earth-like' planets must surely happen soon.
Could some of these distant planets exist in similar conditions to
Earth - and even carry forms of life?
Come to the Planetarium to find out about the very discoveries
and the exciting possibilities for the existence of Earth-like worlds
beyond our Solar System.
At the start of a Planetarium show, your eyes will take a few minutes to adapt to the dark. For this reason, latecomers cannot be admitted. To avoid this, please ensure that you arrive at least 15 minutes before the start time.
Admission Prices: £7.00 for adults, or £5.00 for children under 16.
PLEASE NOTE that we are unable to accept credit or debit cards at present.
This show is suitable for children age 6 and upwards.
ALL SHOWS LAST ABOUT AN HOUR.
As space in our star theatre is limited, visitors for the public presentations are strongly advised to book tickets in advance to avoid disappointment.
Tickets may be reserved by telephoning the Planetarium on 01243 774400, or the ticketline on 07818 297292.
If we are unable to deal with your telephone request for information immediately, please leave your name and telephone number and the nature of your enquiry and we shall call you back as soon as we can.
Tickets for the public presentations are also available, to personal callers only, from the Tourist Information Office in The Novium, Tower Street, Chichester.