Stars Over Elachee Telescope Program

Learn to set up and use a telescope, then embark on a guided tour of the night sky to see the first quarter moon and bright seasonal stars.

This program is most meaningful for adults and children 8 and up. Registration is required. Please call 770-535-1976 to reserve your telescope.

Program Details

  • Location: Programs are held in the Elachee meadow at the main campus visitor center unless otherwise noted. DIRECTIONS / MAP
    Elachee Nature Science Center
    2125 Elachee Drive
    Gainesville, GA 30504
  • Registration Required: Call 770-535-1976
  • Program Fee: $10 Adults; $5 Children 12 and under; Elachee Members FREE
  • Start Time: Programs begin at dusk (see specific event dates for actual start times)
  • What to Bring: flashlight and pencil  

Summer/Fall 2019 Program Dates (CLICK ON DATE FOR DETAILS)

  • Oct. 5, 2019 from 7-9 p.m.
    NOTE: The Oct. 5 program will take place at Elachee’s Chicopee Woods Aquatic Studies Center at Chicopee Lake, 2100 Calvary Church Road, Gainesville, GA 30507 DIRECTIONS
  • Nov. 2, 2019 from 6:30-8:30 p.m.
  • Nov. 30, 2019 from 5:15-7:15 p.m.
  • Dec. 7, 2019 from 5:15-7:15 p.m.

Winter/Spring 2020 Program Dates (CLICK ON DATE FOR DETAILS)