The Buccleuch Centre
Buccleuch Square, Langholm, DG13 0AW
Start the 50th anniversary of the first Moon landing in style at this “Lift Off!” event at The Buccleuch Centre in Langholm! Timed to take place exactly 50 years to the day when a Saturn V rocket launched the Apollo 11 mission from Kennedy Space Centre the event includes a presentation by Astrophysicist Hayden Goodfellow who will lead the countdown and Grace Brown who will relive Neil Armstrong’s memorable visit to Langholm in 1972.
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.