Public Nights at the Georgia Tech Observatory

Event Details

Thursday, October 18, 2018

7:30pm - 10:00pm

Howey Physics Building, 837 State St NW, Atlanta, Georgia 30332

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Dr. James R. Sowell
404-385-1294 (Office)

Event Details

Public nights at the Georgia Tech Observatory are back for 2018-2019! The observatory will be open one Thursday each month for people to observe various celestial bodies. A talk will be given about thirty minutes after the Public Night begins.

Series Schedule

Sep.20, 8-10:30  Moon, Saturn, Mars

Oct.18, 7:30-10  Moon, Mars

Nov.15, 7-9  Moon, Mars

Dec.13, 7-9  Moon, Mars

Jan.17, 7-9  Moon, Orion Nebula

Feb.14, 7-9  Moon, Orion Nebula

March 14, 8-10:30  Moon, Orion Nebula

Apr.11, 8:30-11  Moon, Star Cluster

If you park in a campus Visitor Lot, please pay the fee upon arrival.

The Public Night is contingent on clear weather. Potential closures and driving directions are on the official website


Last revised October 9, 2018