Celebrate the festival of light by learning about South Asian connections to the objects that light up our night skies
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Join us for this brand-new live planetarium show to celebrate Diwali, presented by a Royal Observatory Greenwich astronomer.
Discover how the Moon's appearance and position in the sky is linked to South Asian calendar systems, how this connects to the way the stars are grouped in Hindu astrology, and learn more about India's space exploration achievements.
Recommended ages 7+. Under-5s will not be admitted.
Free entry to the Historic Royal Observatory site is included with this show.
Yes! This show is suitable for ages 7+. Children under 5 will not be admitted. All children must be accompanied by an adult.
This planetarium show lasts up to 30 minutes.
The planetarium is part of the Royal Observatory, at the top of a hill with spectacular views across London. Please allow enough time to get to us and aim to arrive at least 15 minutes before the show’s start time, as latecomers cannot be admitted.
Pushchairs are not allowed into the planetarium itself but there is a designated buggy park in the foyer.
Yes! Each ticket purchased includes free access to the historic observatory site.
Companions to disabled visitors are entitled to free admission. These tickets can be selected online when booking any paid ticket. Please contact the Bookings Team on 0208 312 6608 or email firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any queries.
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