Observe the Moon Night
October 20, 2017. 6:00 - 10:00 p.m.

Sponsored by the Astronomy Club of Augusta, DuPont Planetarium, and University of South Carolina Aiken.

Man On Moon ImageWaxing Gibbous Moon Telescope viewers

Join us for a fun evening of learning about our nearest neighbor in space!

Members of the Astronomy Club of Augusta will have telescopes available for viewing from 7:00 - 10:00 PM

The Bechtel Telescope in the RPSEC Observatory: 7:30 - 10:00 PM

Planetarium Shows: Join us in our newly updated DuPont Planetarium with full-dome full-color experiences that will amaze and inspire. 6:00 and 8:00 PM - Big Bird's Adventure: One World, One Sky. 7:00 and 9:00 PM - Sunstruck

Big Bird's Adventure: One World, One Sky
Magic Tree House LogoFollow Big Bird and Elmo as they explore the night sky with Hu Hu Zhu, from the Chinese co-production of Sesame Street. Together, they take an imaginary trip from Sesame Street to the moon, where they discover how different it is from Earth.
Target audience: Ages 4 - 10



Explore the sun in all its glory as you take a journey to the center of our solar system. This amazing, nuclear-powered "furnace" contains most of the mass of our solar system and is the source of its energy. Sunstruck will allow you to discover the wonders of our magnificent sun and investigate how our star supports life on Earth. This program includes information on the structure of our sun, the source of its energy, and how solar activity impacts our world.
Sponsored by Savannah River Nuclear Solutions
Target audience: Ages 8 and up


URL = http://rpsec.usca.edu/Events/StarParty/ObserveMoon2018/ (October 2018)