Grandfather's Starry Skies

2050 Blowing Rock Highway, Linville, NC 28646

(800) 468-7325

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Due to safety concerns surrounding the spread of COVID-19 (novel coronavirus), Grandfather Mountain has canceled Grandfather's Starry Skies, previously scheduled for October 24. 

Led by astronomer Stephan Martin, this course will help participants create a familiarity with the night sky and learn the basics of stargazing. Topics include the use of planispheres, star maps and star charts to identify some of the deep sky wonders that can be seen through binoculars or small telescopes. During the evening hours, participants will venture to various locations on the mountain, practicing stargazing skills while looking for meteors and learning about some of the most prominent stars, constellations and other objects visible this time of year.

Registration is required, visit the website for more information!