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 Family Science Nights.


International Observe the Moon Night is an annual event that encourages people to look up and take notice of our nearest neighbor, the Moon.

Saturday Sept 06, 2014
8:30 - 10:30 PM
Members: FREE | Non-Members: $5
Suitable for all ages


Come check out the Moon using the 20-inch telescope in the Observatory at Tellus Science Museum. Tellus is one of only two facilities in the state of Georgia who will provide an opportunity for the general public to view the moon with the rest of the world. Don’t miss out!

*Check tellusmuseum.org after noon on the day of the event for cancellations due to cloudy skies or inclement weather

*Please note that the Observatory and outdoor restrooms will be open, but the Museum will be closed. The Observatory is not heated or air-conditioned, so please dress appropriately.

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