Date(s) - 04/21/2018
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
South Carolina State Museum
The State Museum will be partnering with local community organizations to increase awareness and appreciation for both our world and our universe with a special day of cosmically cool fun!
- Science and astronomy related demonstrations featuring guest educators from Francis Marion University’s Dept. of Physics and Astronomy, the University of South Carolina Society of Physics Students and Richland Library.
- Hands-on science activities (rocket launching!) with State Museum educators.
- See the NEW full-dome planetarium experience, Black Holes.
- Get a sneak-peek of the upcoming Lyrid meteor shower with a special Live Sky Tour in the planetarium.
- Visit the State Museum’s Boeing Observatory for up-close look at the Sun. Please note: Solar observing is dependant on clear skies.
- Explore The Robert B. Ariail Collection of Historical Astronomy. This world-class collection includes American made telescopes and astronomical equipment dating back to 1730.
Plus, guests will be able to enter a drawing to win a telescope from Explor.