Christmas opening times

Over the Christmas period the Royal Observatory, National Maritime Museum, Cutty Sark and Queen's House will be open as usual. We are closed to the public from 24-26 December. Plan your next visit

Read our blog to get the lowdown from our experts and go behind the scenes at Royal Museums Greenwich.

12 December 2017

This month, look out for the two supermoons. (Details given are for London and may vary for other parts of the UK).

20 November 2017

This month, have a look for the Geminids meteor shower and catch the last supermoon of 2017 

30 October 2017

This month, have a look for Venus and Jupiter in conjunction and the Leonid meteor shower.

27 September 2017

This month, see if you can spot the meteors from the Orionid meteor shower. (Details given are for London and may vary for other parts of the UK)

15 September 2017

Our 2017 shortlisted astrophotographers share their tips and tricks for taking the perfect astronomy photo...

31 July 2017

Discover what you can see in the night's sky this August.   

30 June 2017
This month, have a look for the Moon beside Jupiter and then near Saturn. (Details given are for London and may vary for other parts of the UK.)   1 July - we have the first...
31 May 2017
This month, have a look for the stars of the Summer Triangle : Vega, Deneb and Altair. (Details given are for London and may vary for other parts of the UK.)  
30 April 2017

Never miss another astronomical event with our observing highlights from the Royal Observatory astronomers. 

24 April 2017
On 13th April 2017, NASA announced that Enceladus, a small moon orbiting Saturn has almost all of the right conditions for life to evolve - Royal Obeservatory astronomer...

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