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    Giant Jupiter, King of the Planets


    The brilliant planet Jupiter is visible throughout the night
    during the current winter months, moving slowly against the
    background stars of Leo, (The Lion), and Virgo, (The Maiden).
    It is very obvious in the southern sky.

    Jupiter is the largest planet of the Sun's family. It is a world of
    swirling clouds and raging storms. Come and explore this gas
    giant and some of its 60+ moons. The 'big four' of Jupiter's
    moons are fascinating worlds, with active volcanoes, an
    ice-covered ocean, and surfaces scarred by impacts.

    Come to the Planetarium and explore this giant world of our
    Solar System.
Important Notice:
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.


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.