Apollo 11 50th Anniversary

Join us on Friday, July 19th, 2019 in celebrating the day two American astronauts first landed and walked on our Moon!  Children’s activities will be from 7:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. followed by a presentation on the amazing trip of Apollo11. Our two celestial domes will be open for you to see our very large telescopes and, hopefully, viewing through them will be possible if the weather is clear. 

Free admission and free parking. Free door prizes! 

Come and celebrate with us! 

Contact Information
  1. Amateur Astronomers, Inc.
  2. president@asterism.org
Fri, July 19
7:30 pm — 10:30 pm
Add to My Calendar 07/19/2019 7:30pm 07/19/2019 10:30pm America/New_York Apollo 11 50th Anniversary

Join us on Friday, July 19th, 2019 in celebrating the day two American astronauts first landed and walked on our Moon! Children’s activities will be from 7:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. followed by a presentation on the amazing trip of Apollo11. Our two celestial domes will be open for you to see our very large telescopes and, hopefully, viewing through them will be possible if the weather is ...

1033 Springfield Ave Cranford, NJ 07016

Sperry Observatory - Union County College

1033 Springfield Ave
Cranford, NJ 07016

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