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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 our 34″ diameter Sam Scope, as well as our smaller planetary telescope. With the assistance of our observatory manager, up to 25 people will spend two hours…

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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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