Dark Sky Astronomy Nights

The perfect opportunity for amateur astronomers with their own viewing equipment.

2 hours – Start vary based on sunset

$15 per guest. Tickets must be purchased before the start of the event, no tickets will be sold at the event.

Viewing Description:

An evening for astronomers of all experience levels.

For those who feel most at home under dark mountain skies with their telescope, PARI presents Dark Sky Astronomers Night.  Pack up your equipment and head our way to take advantage of our Dark Sky Park located deep in the Pisgah National Forest and gaze upon your favorite objects.

This is a self-led event using your own equipment.  PARI staff will be on site to direct you to our viewing area with ample parking, a large patio, a level lawn area, and nearby restroom facilities.

Participants of this event are responsible for their own viewing experience. No PARI astronomers will be onsite for this event.

If PARI cancels this event due to unfavorable weather your ticket will be rescheduled for the next event in this series. No refunds will be issued.

Upcoming Dates:

1/11/2023
6:30pm
2/8/2023
7:00pm
3/8/2023
7:30pm
4/5/2023
9:00pm
5/10/2023
9:00pm
8/2/2023
9:30pm
9/6/2023
9:00pm
10/4/2023
7:30pm
11/1/2023
7:30pm

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