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- PARI NAMES NEW BOARD MEMBER
- (May 15, 2013) – The Pisgah Astronomical Research Institute (PARI) has selected Michael A. Murphy to serve on its Board of Directors.
- GIRLS AGES 9-14 INVITED TO SCIGIRLS “PASSION FOR PIXELS” PROGRAM
- (May 6, 2013) – Area girls ages 9-14 are invited to a SciGirls “Passion for Pixels” program Tuesday, May 21, from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. on the PARI campus. The monthly SciGirls programs are co-hosted by PARI and Transylvania County 4-H, and affiliated with the national effort to engage girls in science sponsored by Twin Cities Public Television.
- VENUS PASSES JUPITER IN EVENING TWILIGHT
- (May 1, 2013) – Astronomers at the Pisgah Astronomical Research Institute note that throughout the month of May three planets and the Moon perform a bit of a dance in the evening skies with the brightest planet of them all, Venus, and the second brightest, Jupiter, appearing to approach each other in the twilight.
- AN UNDETECTABLE PENUMBRAL ECLIPSE OF THE MOON
- (May 1, 2013) – Astronomers at the Pisgah Astronomical Research Institute announce that around midnight on the night of May 24-25 there will be a very, very subtle penumbral eclipse of the Moon. This eclipse is so minor that it is of academic interest only and will basically be undetectable even though, technically, it occurs in the skies over the Carolinas.