Come to the Royal Observatory for an evening of astronomy including a chance to look through our gigantic 18-tonne Victorian telescope.
The Sky Tonight: Captured Starlight
- Royal Observatory Greenwich
- Weekends and holiday weekdays*: 12.30, 14.00, 15.30
- Weekdays during term time**: 15.30
- Family (over-5s)
- Young people
Soak up the spectacle of the winning images from this year’s Astronomy Photographer of the Year competition in this brand new Planetarium show. Discover when, where and how these phenomenal photographs were captured.
Presented live by a Royal Observatory astronomer, Captured Starlight will also show you how to find some of these planets, stars, nebulae and other celestial objects in the night sky.
You can also buy an 'Extended Astro Ticket' (combined Royal Observatory admission + Planetarium ticket + Ships, Clocks & Stars exhibition at the National Maritime Museum).
* Autumn half-term holiday: 25 October–2 November.
** The Planetarium is normally closed on the first Tuesday of every month for essential maintenance (except August and during Easter). However, the Planetarium will be open daily throughout October.
Image: detail from Sky Away from the Lights, Tunç Tezel (Turkey)