Astronomy courses at the Royal Observatory

We offer a range of astronomy courses tailored to the needs of individuals with differing levels of knowledge, 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.

Our 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.

 

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Talks & Courses
This comprehensive course at Royal Observatory Greenwich provides an opportunity to acquire a rigorous scientific understanding of the...
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Tuesdays 6.30pm-9pm | Until 26 May 2020
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Royal Observatory

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Talks & Courses
Astronomy course for absolute beginners, led by an engaging tutor and taught at Royal Observatory Greenwich, the home of time and space.
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Tuesdays | 7pm-9pm | Check for full course dates
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Royal Observatory

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Talks & Courses
Explore topics at the cutting edge of scientific research and the limits of human knowledge.
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Tuesdays, 7–9pm | 17 Sep – 22 Oct 2019 | 7 Jan – 11 Feb 2020 | 21 Apr - 26 May 2020
Location:
Royal Observatory

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Talks & Courses
From how to choose and use telescopes to identifying targets and planning observing activities, learn everything you need to get started in...
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Tuesdays 7-9pm | 5 Nov - 10 Dec 2019 | 25 Feb - 31 Mar 2020
Location:
Royal Observatory
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The Royal Observatory is a quick and easy journey from central London, by DLR, rail or boat