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John Hislop & The Monkton Stargazers: International Observe the Moon Night

5 October-19:00-20:00

NOW The physics of time_International Observe the Moon_See Mercury_John Hislop_Margate now festival 2019

Two sessions

5 October 17:00-18:30 Seafront behind Droit House Rendezvous, CT9 1HG

5 October 19:00 – 21:00 Monkton Nature Reserve Canterbury Rd, Ramsgate CT12 4LH

International Observe the Moon Night is a worldwide celebration of our nearest neighbour in Space. On this day NASA has invited everyone on Earth to observe and learn about the Moon together. As well as viewing the Moon through our telescope we will have some activities.

On Monday 11 November the planet Mercury will pass over the face of the Sun which is a fairly rare occurrence. With a solar filter on our telescope we can observe the Sun safely and watch Mercury’s progress.

More information on the accompanying talk here

 

Details

Date:
5 October
Time:
19:00-20:00

Venue

Monkton Nature Reserve
Cantebury Rd
Ramsgate, CT12 4LH UK