Step inside our digital planetarium and view celestial objects in incredible detail or climb inside to watch a film. All ages. Space is limited. Parental participation required. Free for members or with admission. Solar Telescope Observation in the Museum Park hosted by Cape Fear Astronomical Society during each SkyQuest from 2-4 PM. Weather permitting.
The Orion Family of Constellations
Sunday, February 26
Show times: 1:30 PM, 2:15 PM, 3 PM
Free for members or with general admission
Investigate the well-known constellation Orion. Learn the science behind the legend of the Orion and see fascinating objects that call the winter sky home.
Pre-registration is not required for SkyQuest. You can reserve a spot here. Be sure to choose a time slot by clicking on “Other Times” on the right side of the page.
*Funding for the digital planetarium provided by North Carolina GlaxoSmithKline Foundation