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The Night Sky Live! with Mark Thompson

image of Mark Thompson smirking at camera

3pm - 4pm: Online

Free Space, astronomy & physics Afternoon

Join Mark Thompson as he controls a telescope on the other side of the world live!

Join our NSF patron and presenter from BBC Stargazing LIVE Mark Thompson as he controls a telescope on the other side of the world. In this special live show, you can even vote on what pictures he takes right in front of your eyes.

Recommended ages 10+ 

Watch live on YouTube and again for 7 days after the event

Set up a YouTube account and log in during the event to join the live chat where you can ask questions and share your thoughts!  

Please note that as this is an 'At Home' programme, some contributors may be joining us remotely, and as such the events will not be broadcast standard quality. If there are technical connection issues - please bear with us! Thank you.    

Mark Thompson

Mark Thompson is a TV presenter and author with a passion for the night sky. He rose to popularity during his time on The One Show presenting space/science films and also presented on BBC Stargazing Live. He has written nine books, appears on Good Morning Britain and now tours his popular Spectacular Science Show around the country. He has recently launched a podcast called The Pocket Astronomer where he guides listeners around the night sky. During next year’s NSF he is going to attempt to break the world record for the longest lecture.

Organiser details: Mark Thompson