50th Anniversary of Apollo Exhibition

50th Anniversary of Apollo Exhibition

Saturday 22nd June 2019 from 10:00am to 21:00pm

Wells & Mendip Museum
8 Cathedral Green, Wells, BA5 2UE

Wells & Mendip Astronomers in collaboration with Space Detectives present a celebration of the 50th anniversary of Apollo 11, man’s first landing on the Moon.

10:00 – 16:00 – Free entry to exhibition and activities including astrophotography, virtual reality Saturn V launch, Handle a Moon Rock, pictorial space displays, Saturn V models and much more.

16:00 film “Last Man on The Moon” (free)

19:30 – 21:00 – Public talk by Nick Howes who is an Apollo fan, collector, amateur astronomer and space advocate. Non-members £3, students £2, family £5 payable on the door

Please note that this event has already taken place on 22/06/2019

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Wells & Mendip Astronomers

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Event darkness

The Moon has a big impact on the visibility of celestial bodies in the night sky. Try to plan your stargazing when there is no bright Moon at night as this is when the skies will be at their darkest.

The below chart shows if and when the skies will be at their darkest during this event. Moonlight is shown in light yellow and the Sun's twilight in light blue. Midnight on the date shown is shown as a white line with sunset to the left and sunrise the next morning to the right. A black background with stars shows the best times for stargazing.

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