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The Mill Hill Observatory !

The children enjoyed learning about the different types of telescopes and what they could do at the Mill Hill Observatory ! We had an opportunity to look at the sun through one of the telescope and saw a large red fire ball !

We learnt about Margaret Burbidge who was a pioneer scientist in 1944 at the University College of London Observatory in Mill Hill and carried on looking through her telescope, even though bombs were flying and dropping around her ! She lives in the U.S.A and has won numerous awards and accolades for her achievements.

Photos as promised !

           

      

We saw the sun as a large fiery ball when looking through the courtyard telescope! PHd students explained what atoms are and how they exist, using some very interesting resources !

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