April 10-26, 2015

Statewide Star Party: Catawba Science Center

Friday, April 4 at 10:00 amHickory
Solar observation

Join the Catawba Valley Astronomy Club for a daytime Statewide Star Party, filled with safe solar observing, sun facts and sun safety. We will have telescopes showing sunspots, telescopes for solar flares and solar atmospheric phenomena. Safe solar observing methods and materials will be demonstrated. Protecting your skin from the effects of the sun will be covered. Demonstrations of eclipses and solar dynamics.

The NC Science Festival’s annual Statewide Star Party is made possible through the generous support of the NC Space Grant.

Time & Date
Friday, April 4 at 10:00 am
Catawba Science Center
243 3rd Avenue NE
Hickory, NC 28603
Official Site