PARI Program To Focus On Galaxies, Nebulae, Night Skies – Rosman NC
Last updated 11/27/2013 at 8:47am
The pubic is invited to a program about Messier Objects at PARI Friday, Dec. 13. The program is part of the Evening at PARI series and will include a tour of the PARI campus and, weather permitting, celestial observations using PARI's telescopes.
"Messier Objects are galaxies, nebulae and other such night-sky phenomena that are observable with the naked eye, binoculars or small telescopes," said Mark Krochmal, PARI's manager of IT support and the program presenter. "They are named for French astronomer Charles Messier, who was a comet hunter and so frustrated by objects that resembled co...