Key Stage 5/16-19

Finding the Asteroid 2007 UR2 - Observations with Faulkes Telescope North

In January this year, 2 students from Victoria College, Belfast, worked with astronomers at the Armagh Observatory, and found a very exciting object! Read their report of their observations here...

169P/NEAT: A Comet or an Asteroid?

Two students from Our Lady and St. Patrick's College, Knock, and Bangor Grammar School in Northern Ireland worked with astronomers at the Armagh Observatory in January this year, observing comets and unusual asteroids. Read the report they wrote about their work here...

The Faulkes Telescopes and the Nuffield Science Bursary Scheme

As part of the 2009 Nuffield Science Bursary Scheme, two students from Northern Ireland carried out summer projects under the supervision of Dr David Asher at Armagh Observatory. Details of the projects they carried out can be found by clicking here.

Faulkes Telescope Projects

Jeff Stanger, a teacher at Sydney Girls High School, has written a number of projects based around using the Faulkes Telescopes in the classroom. His excellent activities and worksheets can be found by clicking on the link here



Comet Cardinal imaged as part of BBC Stargazing Live event!

As part of the BBC's Stargazing Live event, users of the FTs have been asked to image interesting objects. This lovely image of Comet Cardinal was taken by amateur astronomer Nick Howes, using FTN.

Holly Hall School target asteroid Scheila for BBC Stargazing Live Event

As part of the BBC's Stargazing Live event, FT users have been observing a list of interesting targets - here, Holly Hall School have taken a number of images of the asteroid Scheila. This animation shows the path of the asteroid across the sky.

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