What Happened to the Milky Way?

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Presented by Gaithersburg Community Museum at Gaithersburg Community Museum, Gaithersburg MD

Jan 11, 2019

What Happened to the Milky Way?

Light pollution has affected our view of the night sky. Find out about the Dark Skies movement and what is happening to reduce light pollution.

Many in this area can remember a time when it wasn’t that unusual to see the Milky Way, but today light pollution as made it rare enough to be newsworthy. Dr. Harold Williams, Director of the Montgomery College Planetarium, will discuss the Dark Skies Movement and what it means for our night skies.

Tasting with Supreme Core Cider, a new cidery in Washington, D.C. at 7 p.m.; talk at 7:30 p.m. (Must be 21 years to be served alcohol). Program will be held in the museum’s vintage 1953 RDC rail

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$10.00 – must be 21 yrs old to be served alcohol

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Gaithersburg Community Museum

9 S. Summit Avenue, Gaithersburg, MD 20877

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