Advanced laser planetarium unveiled

Peter Harrison planetariumA futuristic planetarium built as a part of the five year redevelopment of the Royal Observatory at Greenwich, south London will be unveiled.

The 45-tonne tilted bronze-clad cone with a truncated glass top will seat 120 people.

The Peter Harrison planetarium also boasts a one of the most advanced digital laser projectors in the world.

The redevelopment, which cost £16m, will be unveiled by the Queen and the Duke of Edinburgh.

The planetarium opens to the public on 25 May.

Source:  BBC News

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