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PARI's Hayward To Discuss Night Skies At Library Sept. 6


August 30, 2018

Discover Natural Transylvania will meet at 7:30 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 6, to focus on the skies overhead.

Pisgah Astronomical Research Institute’s astronomer and educator Dr. Bob Hayward will discuss what is in the current night sky and why we are able to see four of the five naked-eye planets during September. He’ll also talk about characteristics of a good observing site and offer suggestions on where to go in Transylvania County and at overlooks along the Blue Ridge Parkway for the best “star-gazing” views.

If the weather cooperates, we’ll be sky and star watching after the...

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