The Tellus Observatory gives visitors a view of the night sky through a 20″ telescope perfect for viewing the Moon and planets in our solar system.

The observatory also houses a seismograph used to detect earthquakes all over the world.

Tours of the observatory are available during special events, such as lectures and SCIence FRIday Nights.


 

Observatory Daytime

SOLAR SKY WATCH

Saturday, March 19, 2016
11 AM –¬†4 PM

Members: FREE
Non-Members: Regular Admission

Appropriate for all ages.

COME OBSERVE THE SUN AT TELLUS!

With the special filters on our solar telescope in the Observatory, you can safely view our nearest star, the Sun. Look for sunspots and loops of hot hydrogen gas called prominences that extend off the disc of the Sun.

*Check our home page on the day before the event for cancellations due to cloudy skies or inclement weather.

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