Penarth schoolchildren learn to stargaze

The Clavius crater on the Moon Credit: Cardiff Astronomical Society

These pictures were taken by a telescope with a diameter only larger than the one at St Joseph's school in Penarth.

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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.