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.


observatoryJunior Observatory Workshop
Friday, January 30, 2015

6:30 PM – 8:30 PM
Members: $10   |   Non-members: $25

Advance registration for members only until January 23, 2015.

FOR AGES 5 AND UP, NO EXCEPTIONS.

Introduce your young scientists to the wonders of astronomy! Participants and their parents will tour the current sky in the Planetarium, receive and learn how to use a rotary star chart, and observe the sky through small telescopes and the 20″ telescope in the Observatory.

* This workshop will happen rain or shine. In case of inclement weather, the Observatory will be limited to tours only. The Observatory is not heated or air-conditioned so please dress accordingly.

**Pre-paid reservations required for all workshops; please call (770) 606-5700 ext. 417 to register. Cancellation policy: 48 hours before for full refund. Children must be accompanied by a paying adult.

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