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Community Viewing Night

Community Viewing Night

Enjoy an evening of stargazing as you’ve never seen before. Through the 34-inch diameter Sam Scope, you can see the craters of the moon in detail, as well as Saturn’s rings and the eye of Jupiter. Take part in fun astronomy trivia and gain a greater knowledge of the night sky.

No parking is…

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Community Viewing Night

Community Viewing Night

Enjoy an evening of stargazing as you’ve never seen before. Through the 34-inch diameter Sam Scope, you can see the craters of the moon in detail, as well as Saturn’s rings and the eye of Jupiter. Take part in fun astronomy trivia and gain a greater knowledge of the night sky.

No parking is…

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Community Viewing Night

Community Viewing Night

Enjoy an evening of stargazing as you’ve never seen before. Through the 34-inch diameter Sam Scope, you can see the craters of the moon in detail, as well as Saturn’s rings and the eye of Jupiter. Take part in fun astronomy trivia and gain a greater knowledge of the night sky.

No parking is…

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Community Viewing Night

Community Viewing Night

Enjoy an evening of stargazing as you’ve never seen before. Through the 34-inch diameter Sam Scope, you can see the craters of the moon in detail, as well as Saturn’s rings and the eye of Jupiter. Take part in fun astronomy trivia and gain a greater knowledge of the night sky.

No parking is…

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Community Viewing Night

Community Viewing Night

Enjoy an evening of stargazing as you’ve never seen before. Through the 34-inch diameter Sam Scope, you can see the craters of the moon in detail, as well as Saturn’s rings and the eye of Jupiter. Take part in fun astronomy trivia and gain a greater knowledge of the night sky.

No parking is…

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Community Viewing Night

Community Viewing Night

Enjoy an evening of stargazing as you’ve never seen before. Through the 34-inch diameter Sam Scope, you can see the craters of the moon in detail, as well as Saturn’s rings and the eye of Jupiter. Take part in fun astronomy trivia and gain a greater knowledge of the night sky.

No parking is…

Read More

Community Viewing Night

Community Viewing Night

Enjoy an evening of stargazing as you’ve never seen before. Through the 34-inch diameter Sam Scope, you can see the craters of the moon in detail, as well as Saturn’s rings and the eye of Jupiter. Take part in fun astronomy trivia and gain a greater knowledge of the night sky.

No parking is…

Read More

Community Viewing Night

Community Viewing Night

Enjoy an evening of stargazing as you’ve never seen before. Through the 34-inch diameter Sam Scope, you can see the craters of the moon in detail, as well as Saturn’s rings and the eye of Jupiter. Take part in fun astronomy trivia and gain a greater knowledge of the night sky.

No parking is…

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Star Party 2019

Star Party 2019

Join Mayland Earth to Sky Park and Bare Dark Sky Observatory to take part in the statewide NC Star Party. Watch the groundbreaking for the new planetarium, and enjoy astronomy activities, a food truck, and plenty of stargazing hosted by the MCC Astronomy…

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Community Viewing Night

Community Viewing Night

Join us for an evening of stargazing as you’ve never seen before. You will have the opportunity to view the moon, planets and stars through the 34-inch diameter Sam Scope, as well as our smaller planetary telescope. With the assistance of our observatory manager, guests will spend two hours viewing…

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Statewide Star Party: Bare Dark Sky Observatory

Statewide Star Party: Bare Dark Sky Observatory

This year, the Bare Dark Sky Observatory will participate in the NC Science Festival’s annual Statewide Star Party. The observatory is home to the Sam Scope, a 34″ diameter Newtonian telescope — the largest public telescope in North Carolina. The Star Party event will be free to the public, and…

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