NEW HANOVER COUNTY, N.C. – Join Cape Fear Museum of History and Science for International Observe the Moon Night on Saturday, October 16, 2021, from 6 to 8 p.m. International Observe the Moon Night is a worldwide celebration of lunar science and exploration that occurs in early fall when the Moon is around first quarter. This year, we are also celebrating the upcoming launch of the James Webb Space Telescope (JWST), which NASA believes will drastically alter our understanding of the cosmos.
The Museum will host hands-on activities, exhibit explorations, moon observation, themed story time and more! At this FREE EVENT, participants can:
“We are excited to host this FREE in-person event at the Museum,” stated museum educator Jameson McDermott. “It’s an evening to welcome the community to the Museum to come together with fellow Moon enthusiasts to learn about lunar science and take part in celestial exploration and discovery.”
The Museum is also hosting a Zoom virtual event on Friday, October 15, 2021, at 12 p.m. to introduce NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope. Dr. Intae Jung is a Postdoctoral Fellow at NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center and will discuss the science and engineering behind this powerful new telescope that will be launched in December 2021. Join the Zoom conversation here: https://bit.ly/NASATelescopeTalk
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