The Fulford Center on the campus of East Georgia State College will host its 5th Annual Family Astronomy Night Tuesday, October 27, from 5 p.m. until 8 p.m. A variety of activities are planned for the event.
Max McKelvey, retired Oatland Island Education Coordinator and astronomy enthusiast, will be on hand to provide outdoor presentations and stargazing. Telescopes and solar scopes will be also available.
Three planetarium shows are scheduled at 5:15 p.m., 6:30 p.m., and 7:15 p.m.
In addition, a variety of hands-on science activities and experiments will be set up. A computer lab will allow participants to take part in NASA interactive activities and experience live streaming from the International Space Station.
The event is free to the public. In the event of inclement weather, Family Astronomy Night will be rescheduled.