Apollo 11 Anniversary at Hampstead Observatory

Apollo 11 Anniversary at Hampstead Observatory

Sunday 21st July 2019 from 12:00pm to 22:30pm

Hampstead Observatory
Hampstead Grove, Hampstead, NW3 1DU

Join the team behind the Hampstead Observatory for this very special opening of their facility to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the first Moon landing. There will be chance to observe the Sun (weather permitting) and various presentations on the Apollo 11 mission. The observatory has been undergoing renovation for some time and this is a fantastic opportunity to visit the location for several years! Visiting is free of charge however please consider taking along a little cash to donate to what is a fantastic locally run charitable organisation!

Please note that this event has already taken place on 21/07/2019


Event organiser

Hampstead Scientific Society

Hampstead Scientific Society is organising this event

Please contact Hampstead Scientific Society directly for more details regarding this event or, if appropriate, contact the event venue.


Event booking

For full details on how to attend this event, including how to book, please see the event's official website.

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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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