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- FALL NIGHT SKY PRESENTATION IN NEW PARI OUTDOOR PLANETARIUM
- (October 29, 2014) – The public is invited to a special presentation Friday, November 14 at the Pisgah Astronomical Research Institute (PARI) concerning the fall night sky and celestial objects visible in Western North Carolina. Weather permitting, the presentation will take place in PARI’s new outdoor amphitheater planetarium. If inclement weather prevents the outdoor observations the presentation will take place in PARI’s StarLab planetarium.
- LEONID METEORS RETURN IN MID-NOVEMBER
- (October 22, 2014) – Astronomers at the Pisgah Astronomical Research Institute (PARI) remind the public of the annual Leonid Meteor Shower in November.
- KEN STEINER NAMED EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR AT PARI
- (October 13, 2014) – The Pisgah Astronomical Research Institute (PARI) has selected Ken Steiner to serve as executive director. Steiner is a retired engineer who has worked in recent years at PARI as a consultant and volunteer. He will begin his new duties immediately.
- DAYLIGHT SAVING TIME ENDS
- (October 8, 2014) – Astronomers at the Pisgah Astronomical Research Institute (PARI) remind the public that at 2 a.m. on Sunday, November 2 Daylight Saving Time (DST) in the United States ends and we set our clocks back to Standard Time.
- GIRLS AGES 9-14 INVITED TO SCIGIRLS PROGRAM ABOUT ROCKETS
- (August 28, 2014) – Area girls ages 9-14 are invited to a SciGirls program Tuesday, September 30, from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. at the Transylvania County Extension Office, 98 East Morgan Street, in Brevard. Co-hosted by PARI and the Transylvania County 4-H, this month’s activity is “Rockets to the Rescue,” the theme of this year’s 4-H National Youth Science Day.