Astronomy in London

From 12 to 17 October, a Studiosus study trip to London and the Old Royal Observatory Greenwich will take place for the first time. The prime meridian at the Greenwich Observatory is the starting point for measuring longitude, determines world time and has divided the earth into west and east since 1884. We embark on an exciting quest to determine longitude at sea and follow the true story of master watchmaker John Harrison and his adversaries. We learn about the world of navigation in the 18th and 19th centuries, visit famous ships and trace the arc to the European satellite navigation system “Galileo”.