Learn about space and stars at free Bexhill event

Taking place until 5pm today (Thursday March 21) is a free astronomy event hosted by East Sussex Astronomical Society.
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It is being held at the De La Warr Pavilion, Bexhill, ahead of an evening performance in the theatre by Dr Brian Cox.

There will be Space Art by David Hardy, as well as telescopes and solar scopes. If clear they will be showing members of the public, views of sunspots using their Hydrogen Alpha telescopes.There will be society information and free star charts and moon maps and you can meet East Sussex Astronomical Society chairman Astro Andy in his space suit.Come and see a piece of Mars, an iron meteorite, which is 4.6 billion years old. There will also be a small table top planetarium plus lots more to see.