Greenwich Observatory

Making Astronomy Accessible for Blind and Partially Sighted People

Emily Davison | Posted 14.01.2013 | UK Tech
Emily Davison

For a sighted person it is extremely easy to become addicted by what the night sky has to offer to the naked eye, let alone with a telescope. It would take the average person thirty minutes to take a brief tour of the constellations on a clear, cloudless night

Century Of Waiting For Venus Is Over For Sky-Watchers

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 01.06.2012 | UK

On the 5th and 6th of June an astronomical event known as a 'Venus transit' will occur as the planet crosses the face of the Sun. Venus transits co...