Celebrate the 50th Anniversary of Apollo 11 with Plymouth Astro

Saturday 13th July 2019 from 20:30pm to 23:30pm

Drakes Statue - Plymouth Hoe

Hoe Park, Plymouth, PL1 2PJ


Astronomers from Plymouth Astronomical Society will be marking the 50th anniversary of the first Apollo moon landing with this special event on Plymouth Hoe on Saturday 13th July. Experience magnificent views of the Moon using telescopes with the planet Jupiter appearing close by. They will be meeting by Drakes statue on the Hoe at around 8.30pm -- bring your camera and tripod or telescope if you have one and some refreshments. Please note that this event may be cancelled at short notice due to poor weather -- see their Facebook page for more info!


This event is being organised by Plymouth Astronomical Society who should be contacted if you have any queries. We highly recommend you confirm this event is indeed going ahead before travelling. If you do attend it would be fantastic if you could let the organiser know you found them via Go Stargazing!


No booking is required to attend this event, simply turn up on the evening!

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