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Skywatching at Dix Park (Raleigh) with Morehead Planetarium

Nov 6, 2021 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

This event is a part of a series celebrating American Indian Heritage Month. For the full calendar of events, scroll below, or download here: AIHM 2021 Calendar FINAL


Nov. 6, 7:00pm-9:00pm: Skywatching at Dix Park (Raleigh) with Morehead Planetarium

Location: Big Field at Dix Park, 1010 Blair Drive, Raleigh, NC 27603

Free, registration encouraged

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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. Facilitators will share sky stories from different cultures including American Indian constellation stories.

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.


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.


Nov 6, 2021
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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