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Statewide Star Party at Prairie Ridge

  • Dates: April 8, 2022
  • Venue: Prairie Ridge Ecostation
  • Location: West Raleigh/N.C. State Univ/PNC Arena
  • Address: 1671 Gold Star Dr., Raleigh, NC 27607
  • Times: 8:30-11pm
  • Admission: Free


Join us at Prairie Ridge Ecostation to view the stars during the Statewide Star Party, an exciting part of the NC Science Festival! See the stars and planets through telescopes compliments of the Raleigh Astronomy Club, learn about the constellations, get answers to your astronomy questions, and learn how you can help scientists learn more about our Universe while having fun doing astronomy and night sky activities for all ages. This event is free and open to the public, so stop by for some starry fun. Don’t forget your flashlight — it’s going to be dark!

This program is currently expected to be a drop in program, but may require pre-registration if we need to limit the number of attendees.