Kids – Ask an Astronomer

Calling all young science enthusiasts! Do you have a space or astronomy question you would love to know the answer to? 🚀

Bath Preservation Trust/Herschel Museum of Astronomy have teamed up with the Bath Astronomers to answer your questions on all things space in our ‘Ask an Astronomer’ competition!

Send us your questions and our local space experts will do their best to answer them. Visit the museum in half term and see your question on display along with the answer.

There will be a prize for our favourite question in each age group. Age categories are:

  • Up to 6 yrs
  • 7-10 yrs
  • 11-15 yrs

Send us your question by Monday 13 May.

Entering is free and very simple:

We’d love to hear from you literally so if you can provide a voice recording of the question, email it to

✨ Terms and Conditions ✨

  • Competition closing date is Mon 13th May at 5pm
  • Prize will be non-transferable and non-refundable
  • The winner will be contacted by email
  • If the winner doesn’t respond within 7 days of being contacted, a new winner will be selected