The Commonwheel School
The Mall, Swindonq, SN1 4JE
Join Professor Geraint Jones as we approach the fiftieth anniversary of the first landing of humans on the moon for a presentation covering what is involved in landing on other worlds. Achieving these landings is hugely challenging, as they involving enormous speeds and difficult environments, and often have to make use of cutting-edge technology. The event takes place at The Commonwheel School C6 Lecture Theatre — booking via Eventbrite required.
Please note that this event has already taken place on 16/07/2019
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
Local light pollution
The above demonstrates the estimated effect of light pollution - graphics created using Stellarium.