2022-2023 COA Star Nights set for November 4 at Currituck campus

College of The Albemarle (COA) will hold its second 2022-2023 Star Nights event on Friday, November 4, 2022, from 7:00 – 9:00 p.m. at COA – Currituck, 107 College Way, Barco.

The rain date for this event is Saturday, November 5, 2022, from 7:00 – 9:00 p.m. Announcements regarding schedule changes due to weather will be announced on COA social media.

“COA Star Nights” is a fun and educational event featuring astronomy-themed activities for all ages. View the craters of the Moon live through various telescopes! Take a guided tour of the constellations! Walk a half-mile scaled solar system. Learn about the latest findings in astronomy, including the James Webb Space Telescope.

“COA Star Nights” is a public event; all are welcome and encouraged to attend. If you cannot participate on November 4th, we have two more events scheduled for 2022-2023.  “COA Star Nights” will also be held on March 10, 2023, at COA – Edenton-Chowan; and April 21, 2023, at COA – Elizabeth City.  All events begin at 7:00 p.m. and end at 9:00 p.m.

“COA Star Nights” events are made possible through generous grant support from Dominion Energy.  The half-mile scaled solar system is made possible through support from Lowe’s.  COA is greatly appreciative of the funding support to make these events available.

For more information on these events, contact Todd Krueger at 252-335-0821 ext. 2323 or todd_krueger@albemarle.edu.