The Ruth Patrick Science Instruction Center at USC Aiken invitations the neighborhood to Relatives Earth and Sky Night on Saturday, Could 7. The evening’s routines will include planetarium shows, hands-on activities and evening sky viewings working with the bare eye, as effectively as the Bechtel Telescope in the RPSEC Observatory. RPSEC is found at 427 Scholar Loop.
Timetable of events:
6-9 p.m. Fingers-on functions – Cost-free
A selection of arms-on activities will be readily available to make it possible for friends to knowledge the wonders of earth and room science. Lots of routines will end result in choose-residence elements/souvenirs. Dwell animals will be on display which include snakes, turtles, alligators and owls.
8:30-10:30 p.m. Night sky viewing – Free
Members of the Astronomy Club of Augusta will host bare eye, binocular and telescope observations of the moon, planets, and stars on the lawn. Visitors are inspired to deliver a blanket, towel or reclining lounge chair.
Club associates will have quite a few telescopes established up on the RPSEC lawn. The Bechtel Telescope in the RPSEC Observatory will also be obtainable for viewing the wonders of the sky.
Planetarium reveals – standard charges
6 p.m. Magic Treehouse: Space Mission
7 p.m. 7 Wonders
8 p.m. Ancient Sky Lore
9 p.m. To the Moon and Further than
Planetarium displays are obtainable on a initial-arrive, very first-served foundation. Reservations are not obtainable. Tickets will be for sale on the night time of the function.
Ticket rates are $6.50/grownups $5.50/seniors $4.50/4K-12 $2/USCA pupils, faculty and employees. Small children beneath 4 are not admitted to the planetarium, but are welcome at the evening’s other routines.
Household Earth and Evening Sky is sponsored by Generac and offered by The Astronomy Club of Augusta, DuPont Planetarium, Ruth Patrick Science Education and learning Centre and USCA.
This function will be held rain or glow.
For a lot more information and facts check out usca.edu/rpsec or phone 803-641-3313.