Fact Sheets: One-page overviews of PARI, our programs and resources.
1.1 Meter Telescope
Development plans for new telescope.
26-Meter Radio Telescopes
Two 26m (85ft) radio telescopes are PARI’s signature instruments, the largest and most visible scientific research tools on the PARI campus.
AdventureDome Portable Planetarium
Programs and grade levels for AdventureDome, PARI’s portable planetarium.
In addition to providing clean energy for sensitive instruments, PARI’s solar panel arrays and wind turbines are used to support research, education and public outreach.
Astronomical Photographic Data Archive (APDA)
Housed at PARI, APDA is the national repository for historic astronomical photographic plates and images.
Board of Directors & Staff
PARI Board of Directors and major staff positions.
Three operational data centers currently exist at PARI, with the opportunity for two additional clients sites.
Scientific instruments at PARI used to monitor our local space environment.
Current list of PARI buildings and freestanding instruments.
Current operating infrastructure and capacities.
Friends of PARI
Friends of PARI is the volunteer group that works to help PARI fulfill its mission.
A brief history of the Pisgah Astronomical Research Institute.
PARI provides resources and educational support for children being schooled at home.
Information Technology (IT) Infrastructure
Overview of high-speed networking, data center components and storage services.
Museum Artifacts & Collections
Open to the public Monday through Saturday 9:00 am to 4:00 pm and by appointment, PARI is closed Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year’s Day.
Descriptions of the instruments and observatories located on PARI’s Optical Ridge.
A brief look at PARI, our mission, history and operations.
A cornerstone of the PARI mission, public outreach includes tours, special programs, community outreach, exhibit galleries and online resources.
Radio astronomy on the PARI campus.
Research instruments, initiatives and opportunities at PARI.