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Paul Hill Hairy Stars Show (1)
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Time 3:00pm - 4:30pm
Price £15

Show: Hunt for Hairy Stars in Sun's Messy Kitchen

What is a hairy star and where would I find one? What has it got to do with your hairdresser and a bottle of ketchup? Are we really all just stardust? Did the world's oceans fall from the sky and why is the Sun a messy cook? Join Paul to find out how the solar system formed, how we know and where the ice in your G&T really came from.

What is a hairy star and where would I find one? What has it got to do with your hairdresser and a bottle of ketchup? Are we really all just stardust? Did the world's oceans fall from the sky and why is the Sun a messy cook? Join Paul to find out how the solar system formed, how we know and where the ice in your G&T really came from.

 

Join our resident star-gazing expert Paul Hill for his new show about comets and what they tell us about how the solar system formed.

 

Paul has been passionate about astronomy since he was 8 years old and first looked through a telescope at Halley’s Comet. He was bitten by the bug and has spent the last three decades looking up. His first equipment purchase was a pair of 10×50 binoculars and a planisphere.

 

Paul is a fellow of the Royal Astronomical Society (FRAS), co-presenter and writer of the popular Awesome Astronomy podcast, has appeared on BBC News and Radio to discuss a range of astronomy and space issues as well as being interviewed on The BBC’s The Sky At Night. He is also part of the team that runs the bi-annual, family friendly AstroCamp in the Brecon Beacons.

 

Paul is also a Space Ambassador for the European Space Education Resource Office (ESERO) working with the European Space Agency and UK Space Agency on space related education programmes in schools.

 

Please note: dry ice is used in demos.

 

All events will be socially distanced and in accordance with Government guidelines on Covid-19. All guests will have temperatures taken using a thermal scanner. If over 38°C/100°F then we would not be able to admit you to the Estate and you are recommended to return home and self-isolate for 14 days, according to Government guidelines.

 

Face masks must be warn please in all public areas of the House including the Screening Room, according to the law.

 

If you have downloaded the NHS COVID-19 app, we will ask you to register your location here via a QR code.

 

If not, we will ask you to complete the Guest Register questionnaire as part of the NHS track and trace.

 

Due to high demand for our restaurants, pre- screening dinner at 5.30pm (three-course fixed set menu ) needs to be reserved in advance. If you would like to book a table, please email restaurants.reservations@heckfieldplace.com