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Join the astronomers of the Royal Observatory Greenwich as they discuss the night sky and recent news in the wide world of astronomy.

The Royal Observatory Greenwich is the historic home of the Astronomer Royal, with the first building, Flamsteed House, built in 1675. Now the Observatory is a heritage site, museum and a centre for excellence in science learning.

Look Up‪!‬ Royal Observatory Greenwich

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Join the astronomers of the Royal Observatory Greenwich as they discuss the night sky and recent news in the wide world of astronomy.

The Royal Observatory Greenwich is the historic home of the Astronomer Royal, with the first building, Flamsteed House, built in 1675. Now the Observatory is a heritage site, museum and a centre for excellence in science learning.

    Look Up! June 2022

    Look Up! June 2022

    Royal Observatory Astronomers Jess and Jake take you through what to see in the night sky during the month of June in our family friendly Look Up! podcast.

    On this month's podcast, Jake talks about the image of the supermassive black hole at the centre of our galaxy, while Jess explores the history of space crime.

    We also have this month's viewing highlights in our Cosmic Diary!
    Join us on Twitter @ROGAstronomers and take part in our poll at the start of the month!

    • 37 min
    Look Up! May 2022

    Look Up! May 2022

    Royal Observatory Astronomers Jake and Patricia take you through what to see in the night sky during the month of May in our family friendly Look Up! podcast.

    On this month's podcast, Jake talks about the largest comet ever discovered, while Patricia explains the weird and wonderful way that sound travels on Mars.

    We also have this month's viewing highlights in our Cosmic Diary!
    Join us on Twitter @ROGAstronomers and take part in our poll at the start of the month!
    Don't miss out on the wonders of the night sky this month:

    • 37 min
    Look Up! April 2022

    Look Up! April 2022

    Royal Observatory Astronomers Patricia and Jake take you through what to see in the night sky during the month of April in our family friendly Look Up! podcast.

    On this month's podcast, Patricia talks about the legacy of solar physicist Eugene Parker, while Jake dives into the first image taken by the James Webb Space Telescope.

    We also have this month's viewing highlights in our Cosmic Diary!
    Join us on Twitter @ROGAstronomers and take part in our poll at the start of the month!
    Don't miss out on the wonders of the night sky this month: https://www.rmg.co.uk/stories/blog/astronomy/night-sky-highlights-april-2022

    • 44 min
    Look Up! March 2022

    Look Up! March 2022

    Royal Observatory Astronomer Jake takes you through what to see in the night sky during the month of March in our family friendly Look Up! podcast.
    On this month's podcast, Jake talks about the one year anniversary of NASA's Perseverance Rover's successful landing on Mars, featuring audio of the winds of Mars.
    (Credit: NASA https://mars.nasa.gov/mars2020/participate/sounds/)

    We also have this month's viewing highlights in our Cosmic Diary! Join us on Twitter @ROGAstronomers and take part in our poll at the start of the month!

    • 14 min
    Look Up! December 2021

    Look Up! December 2021

    Royal Observatory Greenwich Astronomers Bryony and Patricia are here to tell you what to look out for in the night sky for the final month of 2021 in our family friendly Look Up! podcast.

    But wait, there's more; they also bring two exciting stories that have recently broken in the world of astronomy and space science to the table. Bryony talks about the stellar beginnings of heavier elements, particularly those that are important for us, while Patricia discusses her past life of studying eclipsing binary stars and some new research recently published about the bright star(s) Algol. Which of these piques your interest the most? Head over to our twitter @ROGAstronomers and vote on our poll at the start of the month!

    Here is the link to our night sky highlights blog:
    www.rmg.co.uk/stories/blog/astronomy/night-sky-highlights-december-2021

    Article mentioned by Bryony:
    https://theconversation.com/your-smiles-cosmic-history-we-discovered-the-origin-of-fluoride-in-early-galaxies-169562

    • 43 min
    Look Up! November 2021

    Look Up! November 2021

    Royal Observatory Greenwich Astronomer Bryony is going it alone this month, letting you know what to look out for in the night sky this November 2021 in our family-friendly Look Up! podcast.

    As for our cosmic news, this month Bryony talks about NASA's newest mission, the Lucy mission, launched October 16th, and explains where it's going, what it's looking for, and where its (rather adorable) name comes from!

    Here is the link to our night sky highlights blog:
    https://www.rmg.co.uk/stories/blog/astronomy/night-sky-highlights-november-2021

    • 15 min

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