Moon Landing 50th Anniversary with Scopes4SEN

Sunday 21st July 2019 from 20:00pm to 23:00pm

Tissington Village Hall

Tissington, Ashbourne, DE6 1RA, East Midlands


Join the wonderful team from Scopes4SEN, a charity that distributes telescopes to organisations who support special educational need children and vulnerable people, for this free stargazing event to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the first man on the Moon. There'll be observing using telescopes if the skies are clear (including solar observing if the Sun is visible) and indoor presentations if not with free coffee, tea, and snacks for all. Take along your own telescope if you have one and enter the fundraising raffle to win one! No booking required simply turn up on the night! This event is kindly sponsored by the Royal Astronomical Society.

- Event includes an astronomy related presentation or talk.

- Event will involve stargazing and observing the skies through telescopes weather permitting

Corona virus

Please be aware that due to the Coronavirus it is quite possible that this event has been cancelled or postponed, if you are considering attending this event please double check with the event organiser directly to confirm. If this event is indeed affected the organisers will no doubt need your support in the future -- please do consider attending an event of theirs when possible! Thank you!


This event is being organised by Scopes4SEN 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!


Please contact Scopes4SEN 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 semi-rural setting based on satellite data from CPRE.

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The above demonstrates the estimated effect of light pollution - graphics created using Stellarium.

Location darkness on Sunday 21st July 2019

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