Read our blog to get the lowdown from our experts and go behind the scenes at Royal Museums Greenwich.
This month’s night sky highlight is the spectacular annual Perseids meteor shower, and there's plenty else to look out for as well. (Times given are for London and may vary for other parts of the UK.)
There’s always plenty to see in the night (and daytime) sky, and this month we’ve got meteors, conjunctions and a few particular stars and planets to look out for. The Jupiter/Venus conjunction has been keeping sky-watchers happy for the first few days of July - you can see some more pictures on our Facebook timeline.
Do you ever find yourself wishing that there were more hours in the day? If so, you may be comforted to know that Tuesday, June 30, 2015 will actually be a little longer than normal this year; not by hours, but a single second – a leap second.
On 21 June we're holding a day of events celebrating the Summer Solstice. As the longest day of the year approaches our Astronomer looks at what the Solstice means.