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!
Please note that this event has already taken place on 13/07/2019
Plymouth Astronomical Society is organising this event
Please contact Plymouth Astronomical Society directly for more details regarding this event or, if appropriate, contact the event venue.
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.
Sat 13th Jul
Local light pollution
The above demonstrates the estimated effect of light pollution - graphics created using Stellarium.