Astronomy and Islam Planetarium Show

Astronomy and Islam Planetarium Show

Saturday 17th June 2023 from 10:30am to 12:30pm

Royal Observatory Greenwich
Blackheath Avenue, London, London, SE10 8XJ

The Royal Observatory Greenwich Astronomy and Islam shows are held before the predicted sighting of the following New Crescent Moon.

A Royal Observatory Greenwich astronomer will guide you through the stars in a special planetarium show followed by a short presentation from the New Crescent Society, a Muslim community-led astronomy organisation.

Each ticket purchased includes free access to the historic observatory site. Each monthly show has a few variations, each focusing on slightly different aspects.

This programme is run in collaboration with the New Crescent Society.

Please note that this has already taken place on 17/06/2023

Event booking

For full details on how to attend this event, including how to book, please see the event's official website.

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Event darkness

The Moon has a big impact on the visibility of celestial bodies in the night sky. Try to plan your stargazing when there is no bright Moon at night as this is when the skies will be at their darkest.

The below chart shows if and when the skies will be at their darkest during this event. Moonlight is shown in light yellow and the Sun's twilight in light blue. Midnight on the date shown is shown as a white line with sunset to the left and sunrise the next morning to the right. A black background with stars shows the best times for stargazing.



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    Saturday 3rd August 2024 from 11:00am to 16:00pm

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