Schedule of Events

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Schedule of Cape Fear Astro events for April, 2019

You're invited to 4 public astronomy events in April:
Event Date Time Location For Information
Stargazing at Cabin Lake Saturday, April 6th 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm 200 Cabin Lake Park Road, Pink Hill NC 28572 Cowan Museum
State Wide Star Party Friday, April 12th 7:00 PM - 10:00 pm 1010 State Park Road, Carolina Beach Carolina Beach State Park
State Wide Star Party Saturday, April 13th 6:00 PM - 8:30 pm 1330 NC-210 Sneads Ferry Onslow County Museum
Wizard School Thurday, April 25th 6 pm - 9 pm 814 Market Street, Wilmington Cape Fear Museum

Cabin Lake Stargazing will begin with daylight activities. When it gets dark enough, we'll do laser-guided constellation tours and look through telescopes.

The theme of both State Wide Start Party events is: "The Moon and Beyond", with Moon-focused activites, plus telescopes available to see the moon and other heavenly objects.

We can't do justice to Wizard School in a paragraph. Please see the Wizard School information at the Cape Fear Museum's web site.

Please take note: For safety and consideration to others, we ask that you refrain from using flash photography after dark. This includes cell phones. There are two reasons for this.

  1. Once a person's eyes are accustomed to the dark it takes several minutes for them to acclimate again. Eyes acclimated to the dark can see greater detail through our telescopes.
  2. A flash if seen directly through the eyepiece of a telescope could be blinding. While this blindness most likely will not be permanent, it is still quite painful.
If you don't know how to turn off your flash, we will be happy to assist you.

Thank you.

The next monthly meeting will be held at 7:00 pm on Sunday, April 14, 2019.

The program for after the business meeting is yet to be determined.

The “gAstronomy Society” meeting for this month will be at the McAlister's Deli located at 740 S College Rd

Please join us at 5:00 pm for supper and astronomical conversation.