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Planetarium Closed

Visitor Notice: The Planetarium will be closed April 1 - April 7 for essential maintanance. Tickets may be available for the weekend April 6 - 7 in person on the day. The rest of the Royal Observatory is open as usual. Book tickets your tickets today.

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Night sky highlights - March 2019

8 February 2019
The best of astronomy this month: By Patricia Skelton, Astronomy Education Officer (Details given are for London and may vary for other parts of the UK).

Night sky highlights - February 2019

28 January 2019
The best of astronomy this month: By Patricia Skelton, Astronomy Education Officer (Details given are for London and may vary for other parts of the UK).

Night sky highlights - January 2019

14 December 2018
The best of astronomy this month:  By Dhara Patel, Astronomy Education Officer (Details given are for London and may vary for other parts of the UK).

Night sky highlights - December 2018

15 November 2018
The best of astronomy this month: Catch a few meteors from the Geminids meteor shower on 13th-14th December. By Dhara Patel, Astronomy Education Officer (Details given are...

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18 October 2018
The best of astronomy this month: By Dhara Patel, Astronomy Education Officer (Details given are for London and may vary for other parts of the UK).

Night sky highlights - October 2018

24 September 2018
The best of astronomy this month: Catch a few meteors from the Orionids meteor shower on 21st-22nd October. By Dhara Patel, Astronomy Education Officer (Details given are for...

Night sky highlights - September 2018

16 August 2018

The best of astronomy this month: Watch the Moon pass Venus, Jupiter and Antares over the evenings of the 12th-15th September.

Night sky highlights - August 2018

23 July 2018
The best of astronomy this month: Catch the peak of the Perseid meteor shower on the 12th - 13th August. By Dhara Patel, Astronomy Education Officer (Details given are for...

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25 June 2018

The best of astronomy this month: See the total lunar eclipse and Mars at opposition on 27th July.

Night sky highlights – June 2018

30 May 2018

The best of astronomy this month: Catch Saturn at opposition on the 27th June.

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