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.

Stellar Astronomy Workshop
Friday, December 12, 2014

7 PM – 10 PM
Members: $10   |   Non-members: $25

Advance registration for members only until November 21.


Learn how to observe the planets, stars and constellations. Get to know the evening sky in the Planetarium, learn how to use a rotary star chart, and explore the surface of the Moon, Mars, Venus, and Jupiter as we tour the solar system with the Magic Planet. Then, visit the Observatory to observe the night sky through our 20″ telescope.

* 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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