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Night sky highlights - April 2020

Look up at the night sky

April is a fantastic month for stargazers. Royal Observatory astronomers show you what to look out for from your garden, balcony or window.

April's night sky highlights

Mercator terrestrial globe (© National Maritime Museum)

Explore the globe - in 3D

Take a virtual tour of one of the treasures of Royal Museums Greenwich: a 16th century globe created by famed cartographer Gerard Mercator.

Go for a spin


Learn something new

From space and the sea to art and royal history, find something amazing in our online story archive.

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Watch and learn

The next full Moon is due on 8 April - but how does the Moon affect the tides here on Earth? Watch the video below to find out more, and use the arrows to explore more videos


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