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Observing Mars

Join astronomers from the Royal Observatory Greenwich as we observe Mars - part of National Astronomy Week with the Royal Astronomical Society.

Apollo landing sites

Fifty years ago humans first set foot on the Moon - but what did we leave behind? Take a close-up view of the Apollo landing sites to find out... 

Transit of Mercury

Astronomer Emily Drabek-Maunder tracks the planet Mercury as it passes in front of the face of the Sun. This extremely rare astronomical event won't happen again until 2032.

Eid moonsighting

Celebrate Eid al-Fitr and join us in sighting the new crescent Moon. Get the best tips for moonsighting from Royal Observatory astronomers and hear from guest amateur astronomer, Imad Ahmed, from the New Crescent Society.

Total lunar eclipse

Settle in for a night of moongazing, and watch the Moon turn a deep red colour during the eclipse. No wonder people call it the 'blood moon'.

Planetarium Show

Explore the universe

Visit London's only planetarium and go on a guided tour of the night sky with astronomers from the Royal Observatory