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- SUMMER NIGHT SKY OBSERVATIONS AT PARI
- (May 25, 2015) – The public is invited to a special presentation of the summer night sky and constellations Friday, June 12 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 in PARI’s StarLab planetarium.
- THE SUMMER SOLSTICE
- (May 25, 2015) – Astronomers at the Pisgah Astronomical Research Institute point out that at 12:38 p.m. EDT on Sunday, June 21 the Sun will be at its most northern point in the sky for the year. This is the summer solstice and marks the first moment of summer.