Statewide Star Party: Macon County Public Library

Statewide Star Party

Statewide Star Party: Macon County Public Library

Statewide Star Party
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4/13 (Saturday)
from 2:00pm - 4:00pm
2019-04-13 18:00:002019-04-13 20:00:00America/New_YorkStatewide Star Party: Macon County Public LibraryJoin us and celebrate the 7th annual Statewide Star Party! In honor of the 50th anniversary of the moon landing, we'll be exploring "The Moon and Beyond" through hands on activities about our nearest neighbor in space.  With the help of our local astronomy club, we will provide opportunities for participants to view the moon and learn about stars and planets. There will be stations set up for participants to do activities and science experiments like the astronauts: build a structure while pretending to be in space, make a straw rocket and see how far it will fly, or create a necklace that shows the distances between planets! Come out for a fun-filled day of space science activities. The NC Science Festival’s annual Statewide Star Party is made possible through the generous support of the NC Space Grant. www.ncspacegrant.org 149 Siler Farm Rd., Franklin, NC 28734

WHERE

Fontana Regional Library - Macon County Public Library
149 Siler Farm Rd.
Franklin, NC 28734

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ABOUT THIS EVENT

Join us and celebrate the 7th annual Statewide Star Party! In honor of the 50th anniversary of the moon landing, we'll be exploring "The Moon and Beyond" through hands on activities about our nearest neighbor in space. 

With the help of our local astronomy club, we will provide opportunities for participants to view the moon and learn about stars and planets. There will be stations set up for participants to do activities and science experiments like the astronauts: build a structure while pretending to be in space, make a straw rocket and see how far it will fly, or create a necklace that shows the distances between planets! Come out for a fun-filled day of space science activities.

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

AUDIENCE

ADMISSION

FREE!

OFFICIAL WEBSITE

SHARE

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Tyler Nordgren