State Historical Society Launches North Dakota Night Sky Online Exhibit
July 24, 2019 | View PDF
BISMARCK, N.D. — “North Dakota Night Sky,” a new online exhibit created by the State Historical Society of North Dakota, showcases the state’s night sky in new ways. Located at https://www.ndstudies.gov/nightsky/, it explores constellations, navigation, meteorites, Mars, and night sky activities for any clear night.
Exhibit sections highlight history and innovation, examining how North Dakota’s contributions to engineering, technology, and exploration relate to Mars. The website includes an immersive video, 360° Guide to the North Dakota Night Sky, that works on phones, computers, or virtual reality headsets to bring the view of the North Dakota night to users’ fingertips.
For more information, contact Kim Jondahl, 701-328-1476. The North Dakota Heritage Center & State Museum is open Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Saturday and Sunday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.