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25 March 2009

Explore space at the Greenwich Planetarium

The Peter Harrison Planetarium, beside the Royal Observatory in Greenwich Park, is a a 120 seater 'digital laser planetarium' which opened in 2007.

The Planetarium takes visitors on an audio-visual trip through time and space inside a £17.7m 45 tonne bronze clad cone, tilted at 51.5o to the horizontal (the latitude of Greenwich), and situated aptly on the prime meridian itself. All this for the sum of just £6, which can't be too bad.

Current shows include Invaders of Mars, Sky Tonight Live and Star Life. For more information visit the website at http://www.nmm.ac.uk/visit/planetarium-shows/.

Click here to see the location on a map.

^Picture from Wikipedia under Wikimedia Commons^


  1. This is scary, I checked your website first thing in the morning before I went to the doctors but you hadn't updated yet. When I got out of my appointment I spontaneously decided to go to Greenwich and ended up exploring space at the Greenwich Planetarium. Only to come home after and find this!


  2. Must be something in the air as I noticed after writing that it was mentioned on the Londonist yesterday.

  3. how long is the sky tonight live show?