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  • Let's Go Stargazing!

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    Name: Let's Go Stargazing!
    Date: May 29, 2019
    Time: 9:00 PM - 10:00 PM EDT
    Event Description:
    “Let’s Go Stargazing” at the Three College Observatory near Graham in an event exclusively for Randolph County Public Library participants. Space is limited to 30 for the event, which is scheduled for 8:45 p.m. Wednesday, May 29. Visit the Asheboro library Reference Desk or call 336-318-6803 to sign up. This event is for adults ages 18 and older. Transportation to the observatory, which is located at 5106 Thompson Mill Road, Graham, is on your own. Observatory staff will guide stargazers through viewing deep sky objects such as the Messier 3 and 11 globular star clusters, and possible galaxies, nebulae and a double star. Jupiter will be visible and possibly Saturn —spectacular when viewed through the observatory’s 32” telescope, one of the largest in the southeastern United States. The experience also will include outdoor observation of constellations. The entire program lasts about an hour. The Three College Observatory, in a dark-sky area, is operated jointly by UNC-Greensboro, N.C. A & T State University and Guilford College. On May 29, participants should call 336-318-6803 by 6 p.m. to verify that the weather is clear enough to hold the event.There will be no rescheduled date if the weather is poor.
    Location:
    5106 Thompson Mill Road Graham, NC 27253
    Date/Time Information:
    Wednesday, May 29th at 8:45pm pm
    Contact Information:
    Meghan Carter 336-318-6803 mcarter@randolphlibrary.org
    Fees/Admission:
    Free
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