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APOLLO 50 - A CELEBRATION OF THE APOLLO 11 FIRST LUNAR LANDING

  • Fri, July 12, 2019
  • 8:30 PM
  • Parklands of Floyds Fork

APOLLO 50 - A CELEBRATION OF THE APOLLO 11 FIRST LUNAR LANDING

Friday, July 12, 2019

8:30 - 11 p.m.

Parklands of Floyds Fork. Woodland Pavilion, Broad Run Park 

(Bottom park in the system. Entrance off of Bardstown Road. On the left. 4.5 miles south of the Gene Snyder. Bear to the left on the park road. We will be on the left, just past the Spraygrounds.


Join the Louisville Astronomical Society for a FREE Public Star Party to celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the First Lunar Landing by Apollo 11. The LAS will have historical documents available, telescopes for viewing the moon and planets, and 4.6 billion-year-old meteorites you can touch and hold. At 9 p.m., Parklands Ambassador and NASA Solar System Ambassador Ken Alderson will present "Apollo 11 - That was then. This is now. Where do we go from here?" featuring Apollo footage from launch to landing.


You are welcome to bring your telescope or look through one set up by LAS. Kids are welcome and this event is free. In the event of rain, the celebration will be canceled.


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