Limited Edition Night Sky Underground Map Print

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With our exclusive to Royal Museums Greenwich, limited edition of 100, ‘Night Sky’ Underground Map large print you can navigate nebulae, constellations, planets and other celestial features.

Have you ever imagined journeying though outer space or taking a cosmic commute? Now you can.

This print is exclusive to Royal Museums Greenwich, and is a limited edition of 100.  The large size print will create a real focal point in any room and will be appreciated by any fan of astronomy or map collector. Each poster tube is hand-numbered x/100.  Please note that specific numbers cannot be requested.

  • Limited edition of 100, hand-numbered prints
  • Designed by the Astronomy team at Royal Observatory Greenwich - 2019
  • Copyright Transport for London / National Maritime Museum, Greenwich
  • Exclusive to Royal Museums Greenwich
  • 70cm x 50cm 
  • Delivered rolled in a poster tube
  • Published by Royal Museums Greenwich
  • This diagram is an evolution of the original design conceived in 1931 by Harry Beck
  • While every care has been taken in the collection and preparation of the information contained in this map, the authors and publisher make no representation, express or implied, with regard to the accuracy of the information contained herein and cannot accept any legal responsibility or liability for any errors or omissions which may be made

Astronomers at the Royal Observatory Greenwich have collaborated with Transport for London and the London Transport Museum to create this unique, space-themed alternative take on Harry Beck’s 1933 iconic Tube map. It retains the familiar graphic layout of the classic original, with over 400 renamed stations; all have an astronomical theme.

Launched to coincide with NASA’s Mars 2020 mission, each of the 11 London Underground lines on the iconic Tube map, along with the Docklands Light Railway, London Overground, London Tram, TfL Rail and Emirates Air Line have been changed to represent an astronomical subject, from constellations and galaxies to spacecraft and observatories around the world.

The map has been re-imagined, creating a fun visual way for you to learn more about space and the night sky, including:
 
•         The Circle line showing objects within the Solar System, such as Earth (replacing Mansion House), Jupiter (Euston Square) and Saturn (Bayswater).
•         Nebulae populate the Jubilee line, including the Tarantula Nebula (Bermondsey) and Horsehead Nebula (Stanmore). 
•         Iconic spacecraft such as the historic Rosetta (Preston Road), Voyager 1 (Amersham) and the International Space Station (Uxbridge) represent the northern end of the Metropolitan line.
•         Hammersmith & City is represented by comets, such as Halley’s Comet (Royal Oak) and Hale-Bop (Wood Lane). 
•         The Central line showcases cosmology and exotic astrophysics, including the Big Bang (West Ruislip), Dark Matter (East Acton) and a Black Hole (Bank).

Discover our poster print and gifts by checking out our full Night Sky Underground Map range.
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