A Guide to the Royal Observatory, Greenwich

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Fully revised, this official guidebook to the Royal Observatory, Greenwich, details the "home of time" that has been at the heart of nautical astronomy since the late 17th century--when Charles II commissioned Christopher Wren to design a building in which the first Astronomer Royal, John Flamsteed, could determine the "longitude of places." The book also includes details of the $30-million redevelopment of the Observatory's South Building and the new Peter Harrison Planetarium, both of which opened in May 2007.

A Guide to the Royal Observatory, Greenwich 2007, National Maritime Museum

ISBN-13: 9780948065828

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