London, England SE10 8XJ

A week of lunar observing to mark the International Year of Astronomy’s Spring Moonwatch. The Royal Observatory’s 28 inch refracting telescope, the largest of its kind in the UK, will be open in the afternoons (weather permitting). Visitors can view the moon’s mountains and craters in detail, with expert guidance from one of our astronomers. Opening times vary from day to day with the rising and setting of the moon – check website for details.

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Added by salmond on February 26, 2009