The Royal Observatory, Greenwich :: Shared Description

The Royal Observatory, Greenwich (formerly the Royal Greenwich Observatory is best known as the location of the prime meridian. It is situated on a hill in Greenwich Park, overlooking the River Thames.
The observatory was commissioned in 1675 by King Charles II. The building was completed in the summer of 1676. The scientific work of the observatory was relocated elsewhere in stages in the first half of the 20th century, and the Greenwich site is now maintained as a tourist attraction.

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TQ3877 : Gagarin Terrace, Royal Observatory, Greenwich by David Dixon
TQ3877 : Altazimuth Pavilion, Greenwich Observatory by Paul Gillett
TQ3877 : Royal Observatory Greenwich, Resurfacing the Car Park by David Dixon
TQ3877 : The Royal Observatory, Greenwich by Stephen McKay
TQ3877 : The Royal Observatory, Greenwich by Stephen McKay
TQ3877 : Royal Observatory, Greenwich by David Dixon
TQ3877 : James Wolfe Statue, Greenwich Park by Paul Gillett
TQ3877 : Great Equatorial Building, Greenwich Observatory by Paul Gillett
TQ3877 : Great Equatorial Building, The Royal Observatory by David Dixon
TQ3877 : The Shepherd Gate Clock, Royal Observatory, Greenwich by David Dixon
TQ3877 : The Royal Observatory South Building, Greenwich by David Dixon
TQ3877 : Astronomy Centre, Greenwich royal Observatory by Paul Gillett
TQ3877 : Shepherds Gate Clock Royal Observatory, Greenwich by Paul Gillett


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Created: Wed, 28 Aug 2013, Updated: Wed, 28 Aug 2013

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