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


Description

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


Organiser

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!


Bookings

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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Location darkness on Sunday 21st July 2019

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