50th Anniversary of the Apollo 11 Moon Landing with Salford Astro

50th Anniversary of the Apollo 11 Moon Landing with Salford Astro

Saturday 20th July 2019 from 18:30pm to 21:30pm

Salford Observatory
Chaseley Road, Chasely Fields, M6 7DZ

Join the enthusiastic members of Salford Astronomical Society for this special event marking the 50th Anniversary of the Apollo 11 Moon landing. Lots of activities are planned including a large screen projector showing the original live footage of the landings, talks on the Apollo Missions, the observatory will be opened if the skies are clear, a sensory tent for little ones and other various attractions to be arranged including a beer tent and food!! Entry is free to with a small charge for food and refreshments and donations welcome. A great way to spend an evening celebrating!

Please note that this event has already taken place on 20/07/2019


Event organiser

Salford Astronomical Society

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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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