Skywatch: Perseids Meteor Shower

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Presented by Gaithersburg Community Museum at Observatory Park, Gaithersburg MD

Aug 11 - Aug 12, 2018

Skywatch: Perseids Meteor Shower

The Perseids is one of the best meteor showers to observe, producing up to 60 visible meteors per hour at its peak.

Our annual meteor watching party is always a lot of fun. Bring blankets and chairs to sit or lie out on the lawn watching for meteors. The telescopes will be out for skywatching as well. We do ask people to keep children close for this program as it is dark and watchers will be spread out on the ground.

**This program is weather permitting so please check the facebook page before arriving for last minute announcements**

SOME SPECIFICS: The park will be dark, but please don’t bring a bright

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ADMISSION INFO

Free

Contact: 301-258-6160

Email: museum@gaithersburgmd.gov

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INDIVIDUAL DATES & TIMES*

Additional time info:

We will start at 10 pm on Saturday night and end at 1 am on Sunday morning – yes that is 1:00 in the morning!

* Event durations (if noted) are approximate. Please check with the presenting organization or venue to confirm start times and duration.

LOCATION

Observatory Park

100 DeSellum Avenue, Gaithersburg, MD 20877

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