Journey to the Moon

Saturday 20th July 2019 from 16:30pm to 19:30pm

Kielder Observatory

Black Fell, Near Kielder Village, Northumberland, NE48


Description

Celebrate the anniversary of the first Moon landing at this family friendly event aimed at younger astronauts (6-12) with activities including designing your own spacesuit control panel and building (and launching) a Saturn V rocket!


Organiser

This event is being organised by Kielder Observatory 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!


Bookings

Please contact Kielder Observatory directly for more details regarding this event or, if appropriate, contact the event venue.

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Location light pollution

This location is estimated to have light pollution levels similar to a dark site setting based on satellite data from CPRE.

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Location darkness on Saturday 20th July 2019

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