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Night Sky Underground Map Mug right Night Sky Underground Map Mug left Night Sky Underground Map Mug base with Royal Observatory Greenwich logo Night Sky Underground Map Mug left and right Night Sky Underground Map colour key Night Sky Underground Map Range

Night Sky Underground Map Mug

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Have you ever imagined journeying though outer space or taking a cosmic commute? Now you can navigate nebulae, constellations, planets and other celestial features with our exclusive Night Sky Underground Map mug.

Your morning coffee or afternoon tea will be transported to a new experience in this fun mug.

  • Earthenware
  • Hand decorated in Staffordshire
  • Mug design has zoomed in to focus on the nucleus of the map
  • One supplied
  • Microwave and dishwasher safe
  • Size: 9.7 cm with 8cm diameter | 3.8 x 3.1in
  • Designed by the Astronomy team at Royal Observatory Greenwich
  • Royal Observatory Greenwich brand logo on base
  • Copyright Transport for London / National Maritime Museum, Greenwich
  • TfL Registered User Number 17/5144
  • Exclusive to Royal Museums Greenwich

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).

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