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Many areas of the stare are so well-lit through growth and development that stargazing is difficult. There are areas, however, where light pollution doesn't reach, like country lanes, mountain tops, and parts of the Outer Banks. Yocum includes a list of North Carolina cities with planetariums where one can learn basic astronomy and the names of a number of astronomical clubs in the state.
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Bare Dark Sky Observatory is a new Certified Star Park in Burnsville, North Carolina. This is the first such certification to be given in the southeastern United States, and one of only fifteen in the world. The observatory features the largest telescope in the region, and offers a pitch-dark atmosphere to ensure an optimum star-gazing opportunity.
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The Great American Solar Eclipse will be visible in North Carolina on the afternoon of August 21. Astronomers at the University of North Carolina at Asheville explain how the total solar eclipse occurs, and the history of astronomical theories. The best places to view the eclipse are in the western region of the state, and numerous towns are hosting viewing events.
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