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- CAROLINAS TO EXPERIENCE ANOTHER TOTAL ECLIPSE OF THE MOON
- (September 17, 2014) – Astronomers at the Pisgah Astronomical Research Institute announce that on the morning of October 8, weather permitting, viewers in the Carolinas will be able to view the first part of a total eclipse of the Moon. This will be the second such eclipse visible from the Carolinas in 2014.
- 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.
- MARS PASSES ITS RIVAL, THE HEART OF THE SCORPION
- (September 3, 2014) – Astronomers at the Pisgah Astronomical Research Institute have been watching the red planet Mars over the past few months as it zips eastward in front of the constellations of the zodiac.
- THE AUTUMNAL EQUINOX
- August 27, 2014) – Astronomers at the Pisgah Astronomical Research Institute point out that at 10:29 p.m. EDT on Monday, September 22 the Sun will cross the celestial equator in the sky heading south. This will be the first moment of autumn.