Sierra Smith | CultureSpotMC.com
Originally Posted by Gaithersburg Patch on 01/13/2021
Written By: Alessia Grunberger
GAITHERSBURG, MD — The Gaithersburg Community Museum will be hosting a virtual skywatching event with astronomer Wayne “Skip” Bird on Saturday, Jan. 23.The family-friendly activity, called “Explore the Night Sky,” will take place on the museum’s Facebook page at 7 p.m.
Click here to RSVP to the event.
Use the “I” word to explore things like comets (by making one), asteroids and the dinosaurs and any upcoming meteor showers. Don’t know what the “I” word is? Join the Community Museum and astronomer Skip Bird to find out. Learn fun and unique ways to leave the planet, journey to the stars and still be back in time for dinner, and much more.
Wayne “Skip” Bird is a NASA Heliophysics Ambassador and presently the Outreach Director/Night Sky Network Guru for the Westminster Astronomical Society. He is also a “MAD” science teacher for the TGIF home school group, author of “Night Flying Astronomy Bird” articles, and owner of www.skipbirdsciencenerd.com.