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[POSTPONED] Skywatching: Little River Regional Park

November 11, 2022 @ 6:00 pm 8:00 pm

Due to expected rainy weather conditions, this event has been postponed. Please join us for December’s Skywatching: Geminid Meteor Showers.

Morehead Planetarium and Science Center invites you to a free skywatching event at Little River Regional Park (weather permitting). Morehead educators and CHAOS members (from Chapel Hill Astronomical & Observational Society) will bring telescopes and guide you through fun observations of stars, planets, moons, nebulae and other celestial objects. Be sure to call the park office after 4pm for cloud/cancellation updates: 919-732-5505. Meet at the Play Meadow. All ages welcomed. Due to the fragile viewing equipment, please no dogs.

If you’re interested in finding out more about skywatching sessions with Morehead Planetarium and Science Center, check out this link: https://moreheadplanetarium.org/skywatching-faqs/