Public Evenings & Events
Please join us for educational and exciting events at the planetarium! All events are free. Telescopic viewing following/during evening events, weather permitting. The planetarium can seat up to 63 visitors with 2 ADA wheelchair spaces. No strollers please due to fire code safety for indoor events, thank you.
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Planetarium Public Event
Saturday, December 6, 2014 Morning: 10 and 11 am Afternoon: 2, 3, and 4 pm Evening: 6:00, 6:30, 7:00, 7:30, 8:00, and 8:30 pm
Let it Snow: A Holiday Music Journey
Digistar 5 Full-Dome Planetarium Presentation
Everyone is invited to join us for our free spectacular full-dome musical planetarium presentation for the holidays! Festive visual animations are set to the holiday classics from Frank Sinatra, Ella Fitzgerald, The Eurythmics, Burl Ives, Chuck Berry and many more with the spectacular grand finale from the Trans Siberian Orchestra!!
Free general admission tickets for each presentation time will be given out on the date of the event starting at 9:30 am and throughout the day in order of arrival in the planetarium lobby. Ticket holders must be in line 10 minutes before the start time of the presentation, otherwise seats will be given to visitors waiting. Please arrive early for your desired presentation time, seating together is not guaranteed.
Free sky and moon maps will be available to take home for exploring the night sky from your home.
If weather permits, there will be telescopic viewing on the rooftop observing deck with members of the Statesboro Astronomy Club and Department of Physics.
All planetarium events are free and sponsored by the Department of Physics within the College of Science and Mathematics at Georgia Southern University.
Parking is available in the open-gated faculty/staff parking lot to the left at the end of Herty Drive (from Fair Road/GA Hwy 67)
The planetarium is in the Math/Physics Building, across on the other side of the parking gates between the Eidson House (Honors) and the older Biology Bldg.
We will be collecting non-perishable food items for the Statesboro Food Bank. Thank you for your donation for those in need.
For more information:
Website – http://cosm.georgiasouthern.edu/planetarium
Department of Physics Telephone (M-F: 8 am – 5 pm) – 912-478-5292
Email – firstname.lastname@example.org