Ka-Boom: a guide to the Universe
Welcome to your guide to the universe,
star gazing and planets
Great Places To Visit
The Peter Harrison Planetarium at The Royal Observatory, Greenwich, London features state-of-the-art HD projection technology, visualisations based on scientific data, real astronomers presenting, plus audio guides for blind and partially sighted visitors.
Jodrell Bank Discovery Centre, Cheshire is full of interactive displays, where you can learn about the workings of the giant Lovell Telescope, the third largest steerable radio telescope in the world.
National Space Centre, Leicester has 150 interactive displays and the UK’s largest planetarium.
At the Science Museum, London you can find out how the space age started in 1957 with the launch of Sputnik 1, explore rockets, satellites, space probes and landers.
Spaceguard Centre, Knighton is a unique chance to find out about the work of the only UK organisation dedicated to watching our skies for Near Earth Objects.