Statewide Star Party: Town Creek Indian Mound State Historic Site

Statewide Star Party

Statewide Star Party: Town Creek Indian Mound State Historic Site

Statewide Star Party
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4/13 (Saturday)
from 10:00am - 4:00pm
2019-04-13 14:00:002019-04-13 20:00:00America/New_YorkStatewide Star Party: Town Creek Indian Mound State Historic SiteJoin Town Creek Indian Mound & the Montgomery County Public Library in Troy in a celebration of astronomy on Saturday, April 13!  As part of the NC Science Festival’s Statewide Star Party, these events will commemorate & celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 Moon Landing!  Both locations will offer hands-on, S.T.E.M.-based activities focused on better understanding and appreciating the moon during the day.  Additionally, telescopes equipped with solar filters will be available at both sites between 1 - 4pm allowing participants to safely view the sun.  Beginning at 7pm at Town Creek, telescopes will be available for viewing craters, mountains, and ancient lava flows on the lunar surface.  Participation in all activities is free of charge.  Contact towncreek@ncdcr.gov for more info. The NC Science Festival’s annual Statewide Star Party is made possible through the generous support of the NC Space Grant. http://www.ncspacegrant.org/ 509 Town Creek Mound Rd, Mount Gilead, NC 27306
4/13 (Saturday)
from 7:00pm - 9:30pm
2019-04-13 23:00:002019-04-14 01:30:00America/New_YorkStatewide Star Party: Town Creek Indian Mound State Historic SiteJoin Town Creek Indian Mound & the Montgomery County Public Library in Troy in a celebration of astronomy on Saturday, April 13!  As part of the NC Science Festival’s Statewide Star Party, these events will commemorate & celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 Moon Landing!  Both locations will offer hands-on, S.T.E.M.-based activities focused on better understanding and appreciating the moon during the day.  Additionally, telescopes equipped with solar filters will be available at both sites between 1 - 4pm allowing participants to safely view the sun.  Beginning at 7pm at Town Creek, telescopes will be available for viewing craters, mountains, and ancient lava flows on the lunar surface.  Participation in all activities is free of charge.  Contact towncreek@ncdcr.gov for more info. The NC Science Festival’s annual Statewide Star Party is made possible through the generous support of the NC Space Grant. http://www.ncspacegrant.org/ 509 Town Creek Mound Rd, Mount Gilead, NC 27306

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Town Creek Indian Mound State Historic Site
509 Town Creek Mound Rd
Mount Gilead, NC 27306

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Join Town Creek Indian Mound & the Montgomery County Public Library in Troy in a celebration of astronomy on Saturday, April 13! 

As part of the NC Science Festival’s Statewide Star Party, these events will commemorate & celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 Moon Landing!  Both locations will offer hands-on, S.T.E.M.-based activities focused on better understanding and appreciating the moon during the day.  Additionally, telescopes equipped with solar filters will be available at both sites between 1 - 4pm allowing participants to safely view the sun.  Beginning at 7pm at Town Creek, telescopes will be available for viewing craters, mountains, and ancient lava flows on the lunar surface.  Participation in all activities is free of charge.  Contact towncreek@ncdcr.gov for more info.

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

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Tyler Nordgren