& hardware equipment used for the show, these are tailored to each
venue / event.
Various Science Displays,
including chemical/light experiments,
plasma globes - 'lightening in a bottle', displayed by
Dr Scott Marr,
Head of Chemistry at Torquay Boys' Grammar School.
Model & Video of early Space Flights & Saturn V Rocket & Last 40
years of Space Flight.
STELLARIUM Planetarium Software - you can download free - Open
Source - from
Large Astronomy Books - 'The Complete Earth', 'Cosmos', Portrait of
Series of Display Panels of 'All Things to do with Space'
Display of Telescopes - Refractors, Reflectors, Dobsonian, displayed by London Camera Exchange, Exeter.
Mike's own Telescope - refractor/reflector.
Number of large posters including views of of Galaxies, Planets,
Star groups, Solar System.
Display of professional built model Rockets & Spacecraft, displayed by Ian Walsh Torbay Astronomical Society
Scrolling LED welcome sign outside building entrance 'Journey
Into Deep Space' . Exeter.
Displays by Westgate
Science Club of Exeter
Large 15 foot floodlit banner hung outside the building
inviting all to the event with picture of a Galaxy next to the wording, Displayed 24/7 from a week before. A printed programme available to everyone on arrival.
Mood music played in the background from before the start of
Pre programmed - projected moving image of sun and earth - from a
viewpoint in space, shown on screen before start
of main programme
Equipment in house for the evening includes:
14' x 12' Professional
Computers, 2 LCD Projectors, 2 Sound
Systems with surround sound. 2 x 350 watt speakers. 8ft x 8ft
Very Latest Quality 3D High Definition effects show.
320 foot x 14 ft Draped Satin black/red Curtains to enhance the
projection area. at Exeter event,
Windows curtained to prevent any stray outside lighting.
Long throw 1.2 K Follow Spot for soloist & others. Coloured
Stewards inside/outside building. Welcome buffet tea for those who
Welcome refreshments on arrival.
Advertising. Including 2 x Evening papers, 2 x newspaper delivered into every
household in Exeter & surrounding
2 x BBC announcements previous Sunday. (Exeter).
Many individual invitations posted. Many 'drop in' invites.
Professionally produced coloured A3/A4/A5 leaflets.
3D & STEREOGRAM
We use ANAGLYPH MAKER software for producing our own 3D pictures
You can download free from
Also check out these sites
3D & Stereogram...
Experiment - Taking pictures at 120,000 feet above UK
launched near Leeds UK
The area of water is 'The Wash' photo taken October 2008
The experiment was
planned and carried out by Robert Harrison of Leeds