The night sky tonight (planetarium show)

Royal Observatory, Greenwich Park, Greenwich, London 51.477947 -0.001828
Dates & Time:
Every day (except for the first Tuesday of each month)
Show at 2.45 PM (Mon-Fri)
Shows at 12.30 PM and 2.45 PM (Sat, Sun)
Tickets & Cost:
Adults £7.50; Child £5.50; Family £20
Note: These shows are not recommended for children under the age of 5
The contact number for Royal Observatory is +44 (0) 208 858 4422
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Read The London Craig blog> Craig’s review of Royal Observatory  I’ve been here before. Check out my London blog for a review, with photos

If you're an armchair astronomer, or you have your own telescope and are planning a bit of stargazing tonight, then pop along to the Royal Observatory's Planetarium for their "Sky Tonight" show.

These regular daytime shows will give you a fantastic tour of the heavens so you'll know exactly what you're looking at if you aim your gaze skywards tonight.

As well as picking out obvious things like the moon and the planets, and which constellations will be visible, it will also cover whether you'll get lucky with a shooting star or comet.

Craig has never been to this actual planetarium show, but he has written a review of the Royal Observatory on his blog, which includes a review of another planetarium show.

If you're into astronomy and it's currently sometime between September and April, then you might like to visit the little observatory at Hampstead as well.

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