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Type Member events
National Maritime Museum → Ground floor → Lecture Theatre
Date and Times Tuesday 21 September | 6.30pm-8.30pm
Prices Free | Members only

Have you ever wondered how some of the amazing astrophotography images you see in our exhibition are captured? Here’s a chance to find out.

Join astronomers from the Royal Observatory as they discuss this year’s winners. Learn about astronomical phenomena, hear about the science of the stars and delve into the techniques used to capture our night sky.

After the lecture you'll have an opportunity to view the exhibition in a special out of hours private view.

Would you like to view from home?

We'll also be livestreaming the discussion from our astronomers. If you can't make it to Greenwich, join us via Zoom.

Book for livestream

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Banner Image: Guiding Light to the Stars © Mark Gee - Astronomy Photographer of the Year 2013 winner