This month’s presentation will highlight fall constellations.
The free Astronomy Night at the Cape Lookout National Seashore’s visitor center this month will feature a presentation by NASA’s Brandon Porter and telescope tips from the Stargazers club.
An uncrewed spacecraft launching at 2:53 p.m. Friday should be visible from the North Carolina coast within seconds of launch time.
Astronomy Night is returning to Cape Lookout National Seashore after more than a year pause due to the COVID-19 pandemic 8-10 p.m. Friday, July 16, at the Harkers Island Visitor Center.
Cape Lookout National Seashore rangers and Crystal Coast Stargazers Club members are chipping away at the yearlong application process for designation as an International Dark Sky Park.
Cape Lookout National Seashore and Crystal Coast Stargazers are partnering with Carteret County Chamber of Commerce and Core Sound Waterfowl Museum and Heritage Center in the seashore’s initiative to become an International Dark Sky Park.
Officials at Cape Lookout National Seashore, in conjunction with the Crystal Coast Stargazers Club, plan to seek the park’s designation as an International Dark Sky Park.
Cape Lookout National Seashore and the Crystal Coast Stargazers Club are offering a special Astronomy Night July 20 to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing.
The June Astronomy Night starting at 8 p.m. Saturday at Cape Lookout National Seashore’s Harkers Island Visitor Center will feature a program on navigating the night sky without the aid of modern tools.
Astronomy Night at the Cape Lookout National Seashore’s Harkers Island Visitor Center with park rangers and members of the Crystal Coast Stargazers is from 8 to 11 p.m. Saturday.
Cape Lookout National Seashore is offering two activities during its next Astronomy Night set for Aug. 4 at the Harkers Island visitors center.
The Crystal Coast Stargazers celebrate International Astronomy Day April 21 with a star party at Fort Macon State Park. The astronomy group’s monthly parties, hosted by Park Ranger Paul Terry, are open to the public and well attended. Photo: Doug Waters