Christmas opening times

Over the Christmas period the Royal Observatory, National Maritime Museum, Cutty Sark and Queen's House will be open as usual. We are closed to the public from 24-26 December. Plan your next visit

Essential information

Event type: 
Date and time: 
Tuesdays, 7–9pm | 2 January – 6 February | 17 April – 22 May
Price: 
£90
Location: 
Royal Observatory, Planetarium & Astronomy Centre
Season: 
Astronomy courses
Talks & courses

Explore topics at the cutting edge of modern astronomical research and the limits of human knowledge.

An excellent follow up to Introduction to Astronomy to further investigate the physics of our universe. This six-week course is for people with some prior knowledge of astronomy and a great deal of curiosity; it is an ideal follow-on for those who have studied Introduction to Astronomy, and can also be studied independently.

The course will run twice in the 2017-18 academic year.

  • 2 January – 6 February
  • 17 April – 22 May

Tutor: Colin Stuart.