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Moon Watch & Stargazing Event

Friday, March 15, 2019

Friday 15th March 2019, 7:00pm - 9:30pm
at the Cygnus Observatory
Based at WWT Washington Wetlands Centre 
Free Event 

Ticket Required for entry via EventBrite Ticket Link  


Visit the Cygnus Observatory based at the Washington Wetlands Centre and join Sunderland Astronomical Society for a special evening dedicated to the Moon.

  • See the Moon through powerful telescopes of all shapes and sizes in stunning detail: 
  • See the Moon’s features and craters as and get that “WOW” factor.

Plus many other astronomical wonders of the night sky:

  • Amazing stellar nursery, the Orion Nebula (M42).
  • Andromeda Galaxy (M31).
  • Amazing open star clusters including the spectacular “Seven Sisters”, (M45).

Event Information:

  • Suitable for all ages and abilities. 
  • Lots of telescopes of all shapes and sizes
  • Moon related related talks: 
  • Moon’s history, the Earth and Moon as a system
  • Man’s exploration of the Moon.
  • Local amateur astronomer expertise on hand to answer questions and share their knowledge of the night sky.

Tickets are free, but please book early as places are limited.
Bring suitable clothing for the weather.

To book your ticket click here
Futher Information

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Event Information

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