The Pisgah Astronamical Research Institute – PARI

Here in Western North Carolina, we are lucky to have an astronomical treasure nestled in the mountains. ┬áThe Pisgah Astronomical Institute (PARI) is nestled in the Pisgah National Forest near Rosman, North Carolina. Originally constructed by NASA, and also used by the Department of Defense at one point…”PARI is now a pulbic not-for-profit organization dedicated … More The Pisgah Astronamical Research Institute – PARI

Meteor Shower on the Blue Ridge Parkway in Asheville, North Carolina

Here are some of our favorite photos from the recent Perseid Meteor Shower taken at a pull off on the Blue Ridge Parkway in Asheville, North Carolina. Luckily, the weather worked in our favor providing a beautiful clear sky, making it possible to see the Milky Way Galaxy while stargazing with the naked eye. The … More Meteor Shower on the Blue Ridge Parkway in Asheville, North Carolina