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.

Friday, February 12, 2016
6:30 – 8:30 PM

Members: $10  |  Non-Members: $25


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.




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