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Planetarium Shows in December 2017 & January 2018

December
1
to 31st January
Time / Prices: Times and Prices listed below

Peter Harrison Planetarium

The Peter Harrison Planetarium, featuring state-of-the-art technology is the only public planetarium in London and is the centrepiece of the Royal Observatory’s Astronomy Centre. Children must be accompanied by an adult.

Please note that the Planetarium is closed on the first Tuesday of every month for essential maintenance (except August and during Easter). For up to date information visit our website: www.rmg.co.uk 

Solar Superstorms

Benedict Cumberbatch narrates this show that uncovers the amazing secrets of our own star, the Sun. Viewers will explore the tangle of magnetic fields and superhot plasma that vent the Sun's rage in dramatic flares, violent solar tornadoes, and the largest eruptions in the solar system: Coronal Mass Ejections.

Dates:             Throughout December 2017

                        Throughout January 2018

Times:             15.30 (weekdays during term time)

Venue:            Peter Harrison Planetarium

Admission:     £8.00 adult | £5.50 child | £7.00 concession (Monday to Friday only)

Age:                7+

The Sky Tonight: Christmas Stars

Come and find out what the night sky has to offer in December as we head toward Christmas in this festive-themed show. Presented live by a Royal Observatory Astronomer, the show will look at the Moon, constellations and planets.

Dates: Throughout December 2017

Times:             16.15 (weekdays during term time)

Venue:            Peter Harrison Planetarium

Admission:     £8.00 adult | £5.50 child | £6.50 concession | £20.00 family

Age:                5+

The Sky Tonight

This live show, presented by a Royal Observatory Astronomer, takes visitors on a tour of what can be seen in the night sky on the day of their visit and the months ahead. The journey takes in stars, constellations, planets and moons, and includes a fly-out to the edge of the visible Universe.

Dates:             Throughout January 2018

Times:             14.45 (weekdays during term time)

Venue:            Peter Harrison Planetarium

Admission:     £8.00 adult | £5.50 child | £7.00 concession (Monday to Friday only)

Age:                5+

Space Safari

Follow the adventures of Ted as he searches the Solar System for the great, big bear in the sky, visiting the Sun, the Moon and the Planets. In collaboration with local schools, music and songs have been developed by Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance.

Dates:             Throughout December 2017

                        Throughout January 2018

Times:             12.35 | 13.45 (during term time)

Venue:            Peter Harrison Planetarium

Admission:     £8.00 adult | £5.50 child | £7.00 concession (Monday to Friday only)

Age:                7 and under

Meet the Neighbours

Meet our next-door neighbours in space in this entertaining, interactive show where you can decide which planets to visit. Vote with the audience on which planets to explore in depth, before moving beyond to explore neighbouring stars and galaxies far away in the depths of space.

Dates:             Throughout December 2017

                        Throughout January 2018

Times:             15.30 (Weekdays)

Venue:            Peter Harrison Planetarium

Admission:     £8.00 adult | £5.50 child | £7.00 concession (Monday to Friday only)

Age:                5+


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