Stratford upon Avon Astronomical Society Apollo Special

Tuesday 16th July 2019 from 20:00pm to 22:00pm

Alderminster Village Hall

New Road, Alderminster, CV37 8PE


Everyone is invited to join members of Stratford upon Avon Astronomical Society for this one of their regular "third Tuesday of the month" meetings.

This particular week is a special event marking the very day 50 years ago of the launch of the Apollo 11 mission which successfully landed man on the moon three days later. Pete Williamson FRAS will be giving his presentation "The Moon from Myth to Landings and Beyond".

Entrance is free of charge however you will be encouraged to purchase a raffle ticket to help cover costs!

- Event run by a local astronomical society often involving an in-depth presentation by a guest speaker often with observing afterwards if weather permits. Most societies welcome members of the public to join them sometimes for a small fee or donation.


This event is being organised by Stratford upon Avon Astronomical Society 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 Stratford upon Avon Astronomical Society 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 Tuesday 16th July 2019

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