Essential Information

Key Stage Key Stage 4, GCSE
School Subject Astronomy
Resource Type Classroom activity

This resource accompanies our 'Coordinate Systems' animated video, and aims to support the teaching or revision of three coordinate systems:

  • Latitude and longitude on the Earth
  • The horizontal coordinate system for the night sky
  • The equatorial coordinate system for the night sky

Join Royal Observatory Greenwich astronomers exploring coordinate systems here on Earth, and coordinate systems for our night sky!