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Penarth primary school unveils telescope project

A primary school in the Vale of Glamorgan will officially open its own space observatory later.

The unveiling of the 9'' diameter telescope takes place at St Joseph's Primary School in Penarth.

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Penarth primary school unveils telescope project

The telescope should offer excellent views of the night sky Credit: PA Archive

A primary school in the Vale of Glamorgan will officially open its own space observatory later.

The unveiling of the 9'' diameter telescope takes place at St Joseph's Primary School in Penarth.

It forms part of a project in association with Cardiff University scientists to teach more about astronomy in schools.

The 9'' diameter telescope is housed in a shed on the school grounds Credit: St Joseph's Primary School

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