Museum blog

Camera Obscura closure

The Camera Obscura will be closed from 21 May until 25 May. The rest of the Royal Observatory and Meridian Line remain open.

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

21 April 2018

The best of astronomy this month: Catch the Eta Aquariid meteor shower on the 6th/7th May. 

19 March 2018

The best of astronomy this month: Look for the Moon beside Mars and Saturn in the early morning of 7th and 8th April.

13 February 2018

The best of astronomy this month: Look for Venus around sunset throughout March.

24 January 2018

The best of astronomy this month: watch the Moon pass by Jupiter, Mars, Antares and Saturn.

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.   

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