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Moon Night

7pm - 10pm

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7pm - 10pm

From £16 per person
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Tonight, the Moon is at its half phase, which is the best time to observe it as our sun normally cast shadows on the surface. There will be time to view the mountain ranges and seas of dust on the surface, as never before, in stunning high definition resolution. We’ll be able to see the locations of the craters from the lunar expeditions of the heady Apollo days, when man first stepped on the surface.

As well as the observations and imaging that we will do, there’s practical elements that we can also do, and you will even get the chance to hold a piece of the Moon!

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