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Evenings at PARI

Each Month PARI welcomes visitors to our campus for Evenings at PARI. The programs, which are held the second Friday of each month, feature tours, lectures and nighttime observations.

The public is invited to visit PARI for an introduction to PARI and its mission. The program includes a tour, lecture on a current astronomy topic and outdoor observing session.

Evenings at PARI are held the second Friday of each month

Reservations are required, with bookings taking place until 3pm the day of the event. Costs are $20 for adults, $15 for seniors, military personnel, and for children over the age of 11. Children aged 10 and under are free.

Upcoming Evening at PARI programs
Date Start Time End Time Title of Lecture Lecture Description

June 12, 2015

7:00 PM

9:30 PM

Summer Skies

Night sky presentations of the Constellations.

July 10, 2015

7:00 PM

9:30 PM

Lightning and VLF/LF Remote Sensing

Jackson McCormick, Georgia Tech, Explains the VLF instrument at PARI

August 14, 2015 7:00 PM 9:30 PM TBA TBA
September 11, 2015 7:00 PM 9:30 PM Fall Skies Night sky presentations of the Constellations.
October 9, 2015 7:00 PM 9:30 PM TBA TBA

Itinerary
Each evening will consist of a short presentation covering relevant or current topics in astronomy, tour of PARI and an observing session with PARI telescopes. The talk will be followed by about half an hour's worth of optical or radio observing before the evening ends.

Included in the program:

  • Site Tour of PARI
  • Lecture or workshop
  • Observing Session
  • Subscription to the PARI Newsletter

Typical Schedule of Events
Activity Time (Start) Time (End)
PARI Video 7:00 PM 7:15 PM
Program 7:15 PM 8:00 PM
PARI Tour 8:15 PM 9:00 PM
Observing Session (weather permitting) 9:00 PM 9:30 PM
Directions Reserve your seat today!

For further information you may call PARI Education Director Christi Whitworth at (828) 862-5554, or send an email to cwhitworth@pari.edu

 

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