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March Events at The Royal Observatory Greenwich

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Peter Harrison Planetarium

Visit the Royal Observatory this March, Home of GMT, the Prime Meridian of the world and London’s Planetarium.

Highlights this March include:

Drawing Mars  (26 March 2023) Join our expedition to Mars and don’t forget your sketchbook so you can sketch your journey to the Red Planet during this unique experience.

Ramadan Moon Sighting Live  (22 March 2023) A livestream to mark the start of Ramadan as we aim to observe the new crescent Moon.

Exploring Mars  (Daily) Explore the incredible discoveries that have been made about Mars so far, and consider the exciting possibilities of what the future may hold for humans on the planet

Evening of Astrophotography Learn more about astrophotography during a late opening of the Astronomy Photographer of the Year exhibition and accompanying panel discussion.

PLANETARIUM SHOWS - Peter Harrison Planetarium

Astronomy and Islam  (18 March 2023) A Royal Observatory Greenwich astronomer will guide young and old alike through the night sky.

Lunar Encounter  (Weekends during term-time | Daily during school holidays) An exploration of the moon, our closest companion in space.

One Day on Mars (Daily) Join a thrilling expedition to Mars that will take you to a world that humans could well visit in just a few decades in our ongoing search for life.

Ted’s Space Adventure  (Weekends during term-time | Daily during school holidays) For our younger audiences, explore the Solar System with a wonderful bear named Ted.

The Sky Tonight (Daily) A live show taking visitors on a tour of what can be seen in the night sky on the day of their visit and the months ahead.

There are also Courses and Activities including, Young Astronomers Workshop and Royal Observatory Audio Guide Tour.

For Information on all the above please see website: Royal Observatory | Royal Museums Greenwich (