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 firstname.lastname@example.org or 240-805-1120.
Gaithersburg Community Museum
9 S. Summit Ave.
Gaithersburg, MD 20877