Breckland Astronomical Observatory
Great Ellingham, Near Attleborough, NR17
Breckland Astronomical Society are holding this special, free to the public event to mark the 50th anniversary of the first Moon landing. The event coincides with a partial eclipse of the moon which will be visible on the evening of this event.
You’re welcome to take along your own telescopes to test them out and for advice and cameras for the photo opportunity. The planets Jupiter and Saturn will also be visible from their observatory.
Tea, coffee and loo available too!
Please note that this event has already taken place on 16/07/2019
Breckland Astronomical Society is organising this event
Please contact Breckland Astronomical Society directly for more details regarding this event or, if appropriate, contact the event venue.
For full details on how to attend this event, including how to book, please see the event's official website.Visit event website
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.
Tue 16th Jul
Wed 17th Jul
Local light pollution
The above demonstrates the estimated effect of light pollution - graphics created using Stellarium.