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Night Sky Underground Map Card Holder Night Sky Underground Map Card Holder Flat Night Sky Underground Map colour key Night Sky Underground Map Range

Night Sky Underground Map Travel Card Holder

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This exclusive travel card holder is a handy all-in-one carrier for your oyster card, travel cards, tickets and credit cards.

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 travel card holder.

  • Plastic
  • Easy to wipe clean
  • Two clear windows inside
  • 21cm total length, 7cm height
  • 10.5 cm length when folded
  • Easily carried in a pocket 
  • Design has been zoomed in to show the core of the map
  • Designed by the Astronomy team at Royal Observatory Greenwich
  • 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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