The First Men on the Moon - 50 Years On

The First Men on the Moon - 50 Years On

Wednesday 12th June 2019 from 19:30pm to 22:00pm

The View - Panshanger Golf Complex
Old Herns Lane, Welwyn Garden City, AL6 0QT

Join the members of Hertford Astronomy Group for this special event celebrating the 50th anniversary of the moon landings…

Using contemporary images and video, and bringing along 50-year-old models, newspapers and other materials, and drawing on his extensive knowledge of the Apollo programme, Jerry Stone will give his personal view of this incredible voyage of exploration.

Jerry is a recognised a space expert – especially on Apollo. He gave his first space talk – about the Apollo missions – back in 1969 and now he is a Freelance Space Presenter and author of “One Small Step”, a book commemorating the Moon landings which he would be happy to sign.

Doors open at 19:30 ready for 20:00 start. Small entrance fee for non-members.

Please note that this event has already taken place on 12/06/2019

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Hertford Astronomy Group

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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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