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Event ID:  27297
Contact Name:  President
Contact Email:  president@was.org.nz
Contact Phone:  +64212534979
Organization:  Wellington Astronomical Society
Event Web Site:  https://www.facebook.com/events/551310239031917/
Dates:  5th October 2019 to 10th October 2019
Physical Event:  Yes
Type:  Public
Start/End Type:  Starts During WSW
Country:  New Zealand
State/Province:  Wellington
City:  Wellington
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Location:  Wellington waterfront by the bridge over the entrance to the lagoon by Frank Kitts Park
Event Name:  International Observe the Moon Night
Event Description:  Saturday 5th October 6:30 – 22:30 pm down by the entrance to the lagoon near Frank Kitts Park, Wellington waterfront. International Observe the Moon Night (InOMN) is a worldwide, public celebration of lunar science and exploration held annually since 2010. One day each year, everyone on Earth is invited to observe and learn about the moon together, and to celebrate the cultural and personal connections we all have with Earth¹s nearest neighbour. Jupiter and Saturn will be visible through telescopes as well. This event also celebrates World Space Week, October 4-10 annually, which is the largest space event on Earth. More than 5,000 events in over 80 countries celebrated the theme “Space Unites the World” in 2018. The 2019 theme is “The Moon: Gateway to the Stars.” This is also part of the celebrations for the Royal Astronomical Society of New Zealand Centenary taking place in Wellington next year https://www.rasnz.org.nz/news-item/rasnz-100 Please check here on the day in case we have to cancel due to the weather.
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