Program Registration

Sep 3, 2022 - Stars Over Elachee/Bring Your Own Telescope


Public Education


  • $15.00


Chicopee Woods Aquatic Studies Center at Chicopee Lake
2100 Calvary Church Road
Gainesville, GA 30507
United States of America


ADMISSION/PROGRAM FEE: $15 Per Telescope (for up to 5 individuals from a single family or friend group)
PROGRAM TIME: 7:45-9:45 p.m.
Bring your own telescope and participate in a 2-hour Elachee Nature Science Center Astronomy Education Program. Embark on a guided tour of the night sky to see the first quarter moon and bright seasonal stars. Program is most meaningful for adults and children aged 8 and older. Bring a flashlight and pencil.
• Participants will need to know how to set up, use and manipulate their own telescopes if they participate in BYOT
• Naturalists are only technically familiar with Elachee telescopes and are not guaranteed to have any knowledge of each individual type brought
• Program is not intended to be a ‘how to use a telescope’ course, but an astronomy program. We are providing the low light pollution setting along with a guide for what can be seen.
Only registered participants allowed during the Stars Over Elachee program. All participants are subject to CDC guidance for social distancing. Dress for the weather. Portable restrooms on site. No indoor facilities. Dog and pets prohibited on campus.

Stars Over Elachee

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This Elachee public education programming is presented by Northside Hospital and host sponsor New Urban Forestry.

PLEASE NOTE: All vehicles entering and parking in the Chicopee Woods Conservation Area are subject to the Chicopee Woods Area Park Commission parking fee. Daily parking fee is $5 per vehicle or $10 for 15-passenger vans and buses.

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