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  1. How to track it back

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  2. The Galileo Satellite System

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    The Galileo satellite system is new a highly accurate, guaranteed global positioning system. The film explores why it is being launched, what makes it unique and how it will change what we can do…

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    • World Heritage Site Schools Film Project

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      Pupils from Alderwood Primary School take you on a tour of the Royal Observatory and show you their favourite bits of the site. This film was made with the help of students from St Thomas More and…

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      • Conserving the H3 Timekeeper

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        Taking 19 years to build, H3 is John Harrison's third timekeeper designed to solve the longitude problem. It was removed from display for cleaning and research for a new chronometer catalogue.…

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        • How big is the Universe?

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          ROG astronomer Liz shows us the expanding nature of the Universe and how this affects the light reaching us from distant galaxies, some of which will remain forever hidden from our view.

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          • Alien worlds and the Doppler effect

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            In this educational video, Royal Observatory Greenwich astronomer Radmila demonstrates how the Doppler effect can be applied to finding planets orbiting distant stars in our galaxy called exoplanets.…

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            • Looking for Jupiter

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              In this educational video, Royal Observatory Greenwich astronomers Radmila and Brendan use a free computer program called Stellarium to find out where the planet Jupiter is in the night sky. They…

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              • What’s inside a black hole?

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                ROG astronomer Rad explains where black holes come from, how we know they’re there and the strange effects they have on surrounding matter. We also find out what would happen if ROG astronomer…

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                • How to trace near real-time data

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                  This short screencast shows you how play the Solar Stormwatch challenge Incoming – Trace it. Like Trace it, you need to follow solar storms through space in processed composite images to refine…

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                  • Finding out about meteorites

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                    From meteor showers to giant asteroid impacts, the Earth is constantly bombarded by debris from space. This film talks to some experts about the different types of meteorites and how they can reveal…

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                    • Measuring the Universe

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                      This is the film from our micro exhibition 'Measuring the Universe: from the transit of Venus to the edge of the cosmos', showing 1 March–2 September 2012 at the Royal Observatory…

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                      • How do we know how old the Sun is?

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                        ROG astronomer Brendan explains how we determine the age of our Solar System from space rocks and how we can work out how long the Sun has left before it engulfs the inner planets.

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