Tickets are still available for Morehead's annual black-tie gala. Proceeds benefit the Jupiter Ball Fund, which grants scholarships to North Carolina schools for Morehead's science education programming.
Meteors are sometimes called “shooting stars”—but are they really stars? Find out what actually causes those gasp-inducing streaks of light across the sky, get a preview of the Geminid meteor shower, and learn tips for seeing the most meteors.
Morehead educators and CHAOS members bring telescopes and guide observations of stars, planets, the moon and other celestial objects.