- Multimedia, lasers and a planetarium are all part of the varied "edu-tainment" available at the Star Dome, an addition to the observatory, which opened in 1967. The director is professional astronomer Ian Griffen, and after the show visitors can look through one of the observatory's telescopes at the stars (the biggest is 50 centimetres). A shop offers souvenir books, toys and posters. As well as entertaining shows, the observatory is home to research projects into asteroids. Check the web site for show schedules.
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