Saturday 20th July 2019 marks the 50th anniversary of the first moon landing and with it comes a fantastic opportunity to celebrate arguably one of humankind’s greatest achievements.
Visit the Cygnus Observatory based at the Washington Wetlands Centre & join the Sunderland Astronomical Society for an event dedicated to the Apollo 11 50th anniversary.
See the moon in stunning detail through many telescopes and enjoy a tour of the night skies from this welcoming and friendly group of amateur astronomers.
Powerful telescopes will be available to view:
Plus many other astronomical wonders of the night sky.
And possibly other members of our Solar System family.
Date: Friday 12th July 2019.
Times: from 8:00 pm – 10:30 pm.
Price: Free Entry (Ticket Booking required)
To control numbers at this event this is a ticket event which can be booked through the Eventbrite webpage.( https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/apollo-50-an-evening-to-celebrate-50th-an... )
Tickets will be available to book from 7th May 2019.
Event size: 300, if it’s good weather this event will be a sell out, so book your ticket(s) early to reserve a place and avoid disappointed!
Join local astronomers from across the North East for a fun night of Apollo 11 & lunar related astronomical treats at Cygnus Observatory based at the Washington Wetlands Centre.
Roker beach is home to the unique 'cannonball' rock formations that were the inspiration for the seafront 'pods'.
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