London, England SE10 8XJ

Behind the Scenes at the Royal Observatory

Uncover the secrets of the Royal Observatory, Greenwich. Ask an astronomer your questions about the Universe; meet the architects, Allies and Morrison, designers of the new planetarium; talk to the Curator of Timekeeping and see his workshop; visit the UK’s largest refracting telescope and discover panoramic views of London through the tricks of a real Camera Obscura. Try your hand at solar observation and meet Ruth Belville, the woman who sold time to London.

Some parts of this programme are suitable for blind and partially sighted visitors

Suitable for ages 6+. Some events have limited capacity. Ask about free tickets at the main entrance.

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Added by salmond on August 28, 2008

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