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Observatory visit for gifted Sidmouth students

15:00 27 February 2013

Students from Sidmouth College's Gifted and Talented programme at the Norman Lockyer Observatory with Mac Currie

Students from Sidmouth College's Gifted and Talented programme at the Norman Lockyer Observatory with Mac Currie

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Promising youngsters from Sidmouth College turned their attention skyward as they visited the Norman Lockyer Observatory.

Science students in the Gifted and Talented programme met Einstein look-a-like Mac Currie, who took them on a tour of the site and showed them the universe.

Mac played them fun songs and videos about outer space, before an astronomical question and answer session that captured their imaginations.

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