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[CANCELED] Skywatching: Dix Park – Total Lunar Eclipse

May 15, 2022 @ 9:30 pm 11:59 pm

Join staff and volunteers from the Morehead Planetarium and Science Center, Chapel Hill Astronomical and Observational Society (CHAOS), and Raleigh Astronomy Club (RAC) for skywatching at Dix Park.

Look through telescopes, facilitated by Morehead staff and dedicated volunteers, at a variety of objects in the sky including Jupiter and Saturn.

To set the stargazing mood, the Triangle Sax Ensemble will be playing some tunes! Bring a blanket or chairs so you can relax under the stars.

Click here to learn more about how you can view the Total Lunar Eclipse.

Registration: This event is free and no ticket required. Registration helps us plan for attendance and we can update registered participants of inclement weather changes.

Dix Park

1010 Blair Drive
Raleigh, NC, 27603 United States
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