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Apollo 11 Screening and Rooftop Moon Party for FOTO Members
July 19th, 2019 8:00pm - 11:30pm
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Griffith Observatory’s membership and support partner, Friends Of The Observatory, hosts a special screening of CNN Films' Apollo 11 movie followed by an after-hours party on the roof of the Observatory. The film documents the splendor and emotion of the Apollo 11 mission using newly discovered 70-mm film never seen before. Moonrise, at 10:09 pm, sets the stage for the rooftop after-hours party where members can mingle, socialize, enjoy refreshments, and look at the Moon through the Observatory’s historic Zeiss telescope.


The Observatory, Cafe at the End of the Universe, and Stellar Emporium are open to the public all day.




Reservations are required to access event parking and enter Griffith Observatory. In the case of sold-out shows, ticket sales will close. There is no wait-list. No refunds are available.

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