Upcoming Event
Event Name: Boyd Observatory
Event Occurs: Once
Event Description: Available the first and third Saturday of each month.

A 16' id cement block building with a 12' fully rotating aluminum dome, houses a 17.5"? Newtonian telescope with support electronics. The observatory accommodates groups of twelve.

Saturday programs designed to expose area residents to basic science and astronomy are provided, at no charge, on a regular basis. Although programs are available for adults, emphasis is placed on a younger audience. Elementary school groups, third grade and above, enjoy views of the planets and bright stars. Activities are presented in cooperation with area science teachers. Children's groups must be accompanied by at least three adults.
Event Class: General
Contact Person or Organization: Boyd Pond Park
Website Address: https://www.aikencountyprt.com/parks.php?qID=2
Contact Phone: 803-648-0314
Contact Email: tourism@aikencountysc.gov
Start Date/Time: 10/6/2018 6:00 PM
End Date/Time: 10/6/2018 11:00 PM
Directions: Boyd Pond Park
340 Boyd Pond Road
Aiken, SC 29803