Tag Archives: Planetarium

In The Night Sky with Greenwich Astronomer Affelia Wibisono

The Peter Harrison Planetarium Greenwich

The Peter Harrison Planetarium was opened in May 2007 at the centre of the Royal Observatory site in Greenwich. It was designed by the award-winning architects Allies and Morrison and it’s cone is one of the single largest uses of bronze in the world. It is made from nearly 250 individual plates welded together and patinated to look like a single piece.

Jason McCrossan spoke to Affelia Wibisono from the planetarium about Mars, Pluto and the new film that’s been released called The Martian.

Astronomy Update with Mike Culley July 2014

Mike Culley is the Education & Learning Officer at the Southend Museum & lecturer at the Planetarium; the only public Planetarium facility in the south-east of England, outside of London. He regularly speaks to Jason McCrossan on 106.9 SFM about the latest developments in our space and solar system.