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- THE WINTER SOLSTICE
- (November 25, 2015) – Astronomers at the Pisgah Astronomical Research Institute point out that at 11:48 p.m. EST on Monday, December 21 the Sun will be at its most southern point in the sky for the year. This is the winter solstice and marks the first moment of winter.
- GEMINID METEOR SHOWER OBSERVATIONS AT PARI
- (November 23, 2015) – Astronomers at the Pisgah Astronomical Research Institute (PARI) invite the public to join them for observing the Geminid meteor shower. The event is scheduled at PARI Sunday, December 13, from 10 p.m. to midnight.
- WINTER NIGHT SKY OBSERVATION SCHEDULED AT PARI
- (November 23, 2015) – The public is invited to join PARI astronomers for an observing session of the winter night sky Friday, December 11 at the Pisgah Astronomical Research Institute (PARI). Weather permitting, the presentation will take place under the stars in PARI’s outdoor amphitheater planetarium. If inclement weather prevents the outdoor observations the presentation will take place inside.
- GEMINID METEORS START BEFORE MIDNIGHT AROUND DECEMBER 13
- (November 18, 2015) – Astronomers at the Pisgah Astronomical Research Institute (PARI) remind the public of the annual Geminid Meteor Shower in December.
- PARI NAMES NEW EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
- (November 4, 2015) – The Pisgah Astronomical Research Institute (PARI) has selected Stephen F. Saucier to serve as Executive Director. Saucier comes to PARI from the North Carolina Grassroots Science Museums Collaborative, where he served as Executive Director for the past four years.