Dumfries Museum and Camera Obscura
Rotchell Road, Dumfries, DG2 7SW
Visit the Dumfries Museum on the anniversary of the first Apollo Moon landing! Using a Moon landing backdrop you’ll be able to recreate the moment yourselves for a unique family photo. There will also be numerous space related craft activities, trails and quizzes suitable for all the family. Find out about local man Robert Waland who helped to make the telescope used to map the moon, making lunar landings possible.
Please note that this event has already taken place on 20/07/2019
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.
Sat 20th Jul
Local light pollution
The above demonstrates the estimated effect of light pollution - graphics created using Stellarium.