Astronomy Days: Earth and Ocean Worlds

Saturday, January 25 & Sunday, January 26, 2020

Saturday: 9:00am–5:00pm
Sunday: noon–5:00pm

Join the Museum and the Raleigh Astronomy Club to help you see the big picture — of the Universe! From comet crafts to solar observing, lectures to rocket launches, space enthusiasts of all ages will find something to do at Astronomy Days.

¡Únase al Museo y al Club de Astronomía de Raleigh para mirar al Universo desde otra perspectiva! Desde manualidades espaciales hasta observar el Sol con un telescopio profesional, desde charlas sobre el espacio hasta lanzamiento de cohetes, tenemos de todo para entusiastas del espacio de todas las edades durante el Astronomy Days. El evento es en inglés. Repartidos por varias estaciones habrá voluntarios bilingües en español que les ayudarán a participar. Busquen en sus camisetas los pines con los diferentes idiomas.

STS-120 mission specialist Doug Wheelock participated in the third scheduled spacewalk as construction continued on the International Space Station. During the spacewalk, Wheelock and (pictured) installed the P6 truss segment with its set of solar arrays to its permanent home and installed a spare main bus switching. Photo: NASA.

NASA Astronaut Doug “Wheels” Wheelock

Will be appearing in the WRAL 3D Theater

11:00am & 1:00pm


This Weekend Only!

  • Free Astronomy Days T-shirt when you join or renew your Museum Membership at the Box Office.
  • Members enjoy BOGO in the Cafes on all of your favorite astronomy-themed smoothies, including the Milky Way, Solar Flare, Black Hole and more, January 25–26!

Support Astronomy research and enjoy exclusive experiences all year with Museum membership, starting with a member tour of the Astronomy & Astrophysics Lab on April 4. Not a member? Join now!