Astronomy courses at the Royal Observatory


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Discover our range of astronomy courses today.

Our different programmes are suitable for a range of individuals and experience, from short introductory courses to one year courses for those keen to pursue their studies in more detail to two year courses for budding astrophysicists.

Students get to study in a unique environment supported by a range of equally unique resources, including expert tutors, a state of the art digital planetarium and the country’s largest lensed telescope.

Interested in learning more at the Royal Observatory? 

In addition to our astronomy courses, check out our range of lectures and talks we have throughout the year on our Lectures at the Royal Observatory 2020 page. 

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The Royal Observatory is a quick and easy journey from central London, by DLR, rail or boat