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Take an informal tour of the constellations with MPSC educators: telescopic views of beautiful objects, including planets, nebulae, star clusters and, of course, the Moon when available.  Location: Ebenezer Beach, gates will remain open till the end of the activity.   Please check the weather on day of event if cloudy the event will be cancelled. Monthly sky watching sessions are free and open to the public!  Check the "News" listing at the home page of or call Guest Relations at (919) 962-1236 on the day of the sky watching session to be sure weather conditions will permit us to host this outdoor activity. The event is hosted by the staff from Morehead Planetarium.  If using GPS: 2582 Beaver Creek Road, Apex NC 27502
Special Note: Please come early because parking is limited. You must park in designated spaces only.

Tonight’s focus will be on Jupiter

Date of Event: 
Saturday, May 20, 2017 - 9:00pm to 11:00pm
Start Location: 
Ebenezer Day Use Area

Jordan Lake State Recreation Area

280 State Park Road
ApexNorth Carolina 27523
Latitude: 35.735554
Longitude: -79.016569

Park Hours:

Day Use Areas
May-August: 8am to 9pm
September, October, March, April: 8am to 8pm
November-February: 8am to 6pm

May-September : 8am to 10pm
March, April and October: 8am to 9pm
November-February: 8am to 8pm

Closed Christmas Day

Jordan Lake's day use area gates and campground gate open and lock promptly at posted times. No entry or exit is permitted before or after posted gate hours except for law enforcement or medical emergencies. 

Park Office and Information Center Hours
8am - 5pm daily (March - October)
8am - 5pm weekdays only (November, December, January and February)
Closed on November 26, November 27, December 23, December 24 and January 1.