|Event Name:||Family Earth and Sky Night|
|Event Description:||Come join us at the Ruth Patrick Science Center (RPSEC) at the University of South Carolina Aiken for a fun filled evening as we celebrate Family Earth and Sky Night. Events include planetarium shows, hands-on activities, night-sky viewing, and viewing utilizing the Bechtel Telescope.
A variety of hands-on activities will be available from 6:00 - 9:00 p.m. to allow people to experience the wonders of earth and space science. Many activities will have materials you can take home with you to remember this wonderful night. Live animals will be on display, including snakes, turtles, alligators, and owls.
8:30 - 10:30 p.m.
Members of the Astronomy Club of Augusta will host naked-eye, binocular, and telescope observing of the moon, planets, and stars this evening on the lawn. Bring a blanket, towel or reclining lounge chair. There will be opportunities to get comfortable and observe the night sky. People can stand or lie back and observe the stars appear as our patch of Earth turns away from the Sun.
|Contact Person or Organization:||Ruth Patrick Science Education Center|
|Contact Phone:||(803) 641-3313|
|Start Date/Time:||5/7/2022 6:00 PM|
|End Date/Time:||5/7/2022 10:00 PM|
|Directions:||Ruth Patrick Science Education Center
427 University Pkwy
Aiken, SC 29801