The 50th Anniversary of the moon landing has the Planetarium at the New Jersey State Museum excitedly busy with celebrations.

On Saturday, July 20 you are invited to come to the museum lawn and enjoy various activities including solar observing. The Amateur Astronomers Association of Princeton will have telescopes and assist guest with this activity.

Guests are welcome to bring their own picnic, or buy food from the food trucks present, if they prefer.

The Planetarium will also be presenting two shows, “CapCom Go!”, a historical documentary of the Apollo that will run at 6 p.m., and Pink Floyd’s “Dark Side of the Moon,” a laser show scheduled to run 7 p.m.

This event begins at 4 p.m. and is expected to conclude at 8 p.m. so make sure you don’t miss this opportunity to enjoy some music, participate in free solar observing, and take part in other fun activities.

In the event of inclement weather, the activities will be held inside the museum.

The 50th anniversary only happens once so be sure to celebrate this memorable accomplishment.

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