On-Campus Observing will be held on the following dates:
Monday, September 17th at 8:30 PM
Tuesday, October 16th at 8:00 PM
Monday, October 22th at 7:30 PM
Wednesday, November 14th at 7:00 PM.
Email your teaching assistant in order to sign up.
Here is a list of observatories around Atlanta and all have free admission.
Be sure to check the weather
first, you won't get to see much if it's cloudy!
(at Agnes Scott University) - open 2nd Friday of each month during the academic year
at 8:00 pm. Usually includes lecture, planetarium show, and a look through the
telescope if it's clear.
Fernbank Science Center
- open most (clear) Thursday and Friday nights from dark or 8:00 (whichever is
later) - 10:30 pm. Views through the telescope are free, and there is also a
planetarium show for a small fee.
Hard Labor Creek Observatory
(run by Georgia State University) - open at sunset one Saturday
night each month between March-October. If it's cloudy, there is an astronomy
slide show and observatory tour.
University of Georgia Observatory
- open one Friday each month, time varies. If it's cloudy, they
give a brief lecture on an astronomy topic of interest.
Georgia Tech Observatory
- open one Thursday each month, time varies with sunset. Cancelled on cloudy nights.