Apollo 50th Anniversary Moon Watch

Apollo 50th Anniversary Moon Watch

Friday 12th July 2019 from 20:00pm to 22:30pm

Cygnus Observatory at Washington Wetland Centre
Washington Wetland Centre, Washington, Sunderland, NE38 8LE

Join the friendly astronomers from Sunderland Astronomical Society for this special “Moon Watch” event taking place to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the first moon landing. Event includes interactive talks, observing through large telescopes and a prize raffle! Tickets are free however must be reserved beforehand.

Sunderland Astronomical Society Apollo Moon Watch

Please note that this event has already taken place on 12/07/2019


Event organiser

Sunderland Astronomical Society

Sunderland Astronomical Society is organising this event

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


Event booking

Attendance for this event is free of charge however places must be reserved via the Eventbrite 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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