The Moon Landings: 50 Years On

The Moon Landings: 50 Years On

Saturday 20th July 2019 from 20:15pm to 23:15pm

Kielder Observatory
Black Fell, Near Kielder Village, Northumberland, NE48 1EJ

Kielder Observatory are hosting this special event to mark the 50th anniversary of the first Apollo Moon landing including a presentation on the Apollo space programme and, weather permitting, observing using powerful telescopes.

Please note that this event has already taken place on 20/07/2019


Event organiser

Kielder Observatory

Kielder Observatory is organising this event

Please contact Kielder Observatory directly for more details regarding this event or, if appropriate, contact the event venue.


Event booking

For full details on how to attend this event, including how to book, please see the event's official website.

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Event darkness

The Moon has a big impact on the visibility of celestial bodies in the night sky. Try to plan your stargazing when there is no bright Moon at night as this is when the skies will be at their darkest.

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.



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