NewsUp one level
- THE WINTER SOLSTICE
- (November 25, 2014) – Astronomers at the Pisgah Astronomical Research Institute point out that at 6:03 p.m. EST on Sunday, 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.
- AN ASTRONOMICAL LOOK AT THE STAR OF BETHLEHEM
- (November 24, 2011) – The public is invited to an astronomical look at the Star of Bethlehem (the Christmas Star) Friday, December 12 at the Pisgah Astronomical Research Institute (PARI). The evening’s activities will include a tour of the PARI campus and celestial observations using PARI’s optical or radio telescopes.
- GEMINID METEORS START BEFORE MIDNIGHT
- (November 19, 2014) – Astronomers at the Pisgah Astronomical Research Institute (PARI) remind the public of the annual Geminid Meteor Shower in December.
- GIRLS AGES 9-14 INVITED TO SCIGIRLS PUPPETS AND ROBOTICS PROGRAM
- (November 17, 2014) – Area girls ages 9-14 are invited to a SciGirls program Tuesday, December 2, 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 “Puppets to Robotics.”