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.
JUNIOR ASTRONOMY WORKSHOP*
Friday, February 12, 2016
6:30 – 8:30 PM
Members: $10 | Non-Members: $25
FOR AGES 5 AND UP, NO EXCEPTIONS
Introduce your young scientist to the wonders of astronomy in this popular workshop! Participants 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 our 20″ telescope in the Observatory. Bundle up – half of this workshop is outside!
* 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.
**Limited space available, pre-paid reservations required for all workshops; please call (770) 606-5700 ext. 417 to register. Reservations close at noon the day before the workshop. Cancellation policy: 48 hours before for full refund. Children must be accompanied by a paying adult.