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NC Museum of Natural Sciences' Astronomy Days goes virtual this week

Posted January 25, 2021 2:43 p.m. EST
Updated January 26, 2021 12:04 p.m. EST

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Just a reminder that the N.C. Museum of Natural Sciences' annual Astronomy Days is virtual this week, offering seven days of free online activities.

The annual event will run through Jan. 31 and features educators and scientists from the museum, members of NASA and the Raleigh Astronomy Club and more.

Programs include an update on NASA's InSight Mars lander; a movie night featuring "The Empire Strikes Back; constellation yoga; a look at the Artemis Program, which could land North Carolina astronaut Christina Koch on the moon, among many other programs; a primer on how to make a galaxy spinning craft; and a LEGO spacecraft show and tell session.

More information and the full schedule is on the museum's website. It's free.