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Intro to Astronomy: October 5

July 04, 2018

We have an opportunity for an introduction to Astronomy in the Gaithersburg area.  Join us for a special Astronomy Day to explore the historic Gaithersburg Latitude Observatory,

What:   An Intro to Astronomy
When :  Friday  5 October 2018, 3:30pm  –  5pm
Where:  the historic Gaithersburg Latitude Observatory, 100 DeSellum Ave., Gaithersburg, MD
Who:   Any interested Young Person Cub/Brownie, Home Schooler and their Parent
Why:  A special Astronomy Day. Explore space near Earth!  Create a model of the Earth-Sun-Moon orbit, train like an astronaut, learn about telescopes, and observe the Sun through the Observatory’s special solar telescopes.
How Much & How Do?  $5 per child; reservations must be made as a group.

No cost for chaperones. Payment by check taken at gate.

Bring: Each child should have a pen/pencil and a clipboard, plus a compass for the group.

Reservations Required: When you reserve you will be given a start time for your group. If the weather does not cooperate, registered groups will be contacted with a make up date.

For Reservations and Information: Obtain the registration form from Karen Lottes karen.lottes@gaithersburgmd.gov or 240-805-1120.

Gaithersburg Community Museum
9 S. Summit Ave.
Gaithersburg, MD 20877

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