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AURIGA Astronomy & The AURIGA Star Dome are one of many mobile planetaria operating in the UK.
So why choose us?
The Proprietor, Dave is an ex Vice-
We were the FIRST UK planetarium, and the FIRST UK private business to be accepted as endorsers to the important International Astronomical Union's for Communicating Astronomy to the Public.
We are to our knowledge the ONLY UK planetarium to have been honoured by a school naming a science facility after us!
We firmly believe in putting the WOW factor in science education.
Our commitment to providing you the show that you want at the correct pace and level for your audience is second to none.
Our range of shows is the largest of any mobile planetarium in the UK, we do NOT give the same content under a different name, all our shows are different in content.
Our constant search for better and better images and resources for our shows ensures
you get only the best! Our shows are always evolving, we re-
Our shows are written in house, Most are unique to us, they are professional AV productions, created to maximise your students enjoyment and learning. You CANNOT see our shows elsewhere.
Our links with professionals and agencies around the globe gives us unrivalled access to information and resources.
We adopt a highly flexible approach to our shows and do our best to work seamlessly within your environment, and ensure disruption to your daily activities is kept to a minimum.
We understand that new environments cause pupils and students of all ages to become excited and where possible encourage this, rather than insist on a silent environment.
We are also active as a Derbyshire STEM Astronomy Ambassadors.
Dave is proud to be the first UK Planetarian to have be registered as a ETB/SCENTA Role Model
Auriga Astronomy is the only Mobile Planetarium outside the USA to have been invited to be part of the NASA Museums Project.
Being part of this prestigious project his allows unparalleled access to images and information!