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Global Hands-On Universe (GHOU) and Galileo Teacher Training Program (GTTP)
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The first announcement for this year's GHOU conference has been announced. Held in  Garching, Germany, Aug. 1-7 (inclusive), the conference will also include a teacher training workshop. Details can be found in the announcement below:


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Welsh High School turn their Village Hall into a Planetarium!
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On Saturday, February 6, a village hall in the Welsh borders will become a planetarium for a night.

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The Naked Astronomer at Faulkes!
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Fraser Lewis, PhD student at the Open University, and support astronomer for the Faulkes Telescope Project was recently lucky enough to be asked to take part in a ' Naked Astronomer' podcast.

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Spotting planets in our Galaxy
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On February 13th, the exoplanet XO-3b will transit its parent star,  an event which can be observed from (large) amateur astronomers telescopes. 


 

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School students recover Martian companion using Faulkes Telescope
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Two girls from Victoria College, Belfast, have recovered a unique asteroid that is one of a very rare class of companions to the planet Mars.  Christina Larkin and Catherine O'Prey remotely controlled the 2-metre Faulkes Telescope North on the island of Maui,Hawaii, during a week's work experience at the Armagh Observatory.

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