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Sat, Apr 20

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Burlington

Wild Under the Stars at the Animal Park

You’ll have an unobstructed view of the sky with opportunities to view the Lyrid Meteor Shower! This time of year presents excellent viewing opportunities for the Moon, planets & other Deep-Sky Objects—like other galaxies, nabulæ, & binary star systems—with your binoculars or telescope!

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Wild Under the Stars at the Animal Park
Wild Under the Stars at the Animal Park

Time & Location

Apr 20, 2024, 5:30 PM – Apr 21, 2024, 8:00 AM

Burlington, 676 E Hughes Mill Rd, Burlington, NC 27217, USA

About the event

With some of the darkest skies in the greater Triangle & Triad area, the Animal Park at the Conservators Center offers superb viewing conditions for astronomical events and phenomena. In the evening of Saturday, April 20, 2024, and into Sunday morning, join us in the activity Field and Green Space by our Visitors Center to view the Lyrid Meteor Shower! You’ll have an unobstructed view of the sky with opportunities to view the entire event throughout the late night and early morning. This time of year also presents excellent viewing opportunities for the Moon as well as some of the planets and many other Deep-Sky Objects—like other galaxies, nabulæ, and binary star systems—with your binoculars or telescope!

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