Journey to Jupiter! World Museum Telescopes Trained on Solar System


LIVERPOOL.- Demonstrators from World Museum’s Planetarium will host a special viewing evening as they gaze on the largest planet in the solar system. On Thursday (13 January) from 4.30-6.30pm visitors can use telescopes and binoculars on the fifth floor of the venue to look at the night sky above the city. The event is free. If it’s a cloud-free evening visitors will get a clear view of Jupiter – which is a staggering 365 million miles from Liverpool. The Planetarium will also be running extra showings of the “Winter Night Sky” during the evening and there will also be craft activities, badge making and inter-galactic games for children. This is part of BBC Stargazing Live which is seeing hundreds of events take place nationwide looking at the sky at night. John Moran, from World Museum’s Planetarium, said: “This is the perfect time of year to see Jupiter and we are giving visitor