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Lots of exciting things are happening at Kielder Observatory, use this page to browse the latest stories. We’ll have updates on the events we run, fantastic images our team have taken up at the observatory and occasionally science updates that our team would like to share!


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Exoplanet

Poof! ‘Planet’ disappears from astronomers’ sight. Did it even exist?.

It's the moment that our guests experience when they look up at the glittering skies and something clicks into place - a realisation that we are all completely connected to this vast cosmos and utterly unique within it.

Update regarding current coronavirus measures for events at the observatory

Observe experiment archive

Artist Helen McGhie (in partnership with Kielder Observatory) has produced work for the photography exhibit "Observe, Experiment, Archive" at Sunderland Museum, staff member Natasha Lund visits the exhibition to take a closer look.

False Colour image of The Bubble Nebula. Image Credit: Hubble/NASA

As the Hubble Space Telescope fast approaches its 29th Birthday, it is a good time to review one of our favourite images from the past few years.


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