Bradley Observatory Open House Series

Bradley Observatory’s Open House Events focus on a topic in physics or astronomy with lectures given by Agnes Scott faculty, students, alumni/ae or local scientists, followed by a planetarium show and telescope viewings if weather permits. Here is the list of speakers this year:

Oct 8 - Introduction to Astrophotography
Amy Little, AmyAstro

Nov 5 - Stars of the Pharaohs: Ancient Egyptian Astronomy
David Dundee, Astronomer, Tellus Science Center

Dec 3 - The Star of Bethlehem & Holiday Skies
Dr. Ed Albin, Interim Director, Bradley Observatory ASC

Spring 2022
Feb 4 - Love Stories in the Sky: Valentine Star Myths
April Whitt, Astronomer, Fernbank Science Center

Mar 25 - William A. Calder Spring Equinox Concert

Apr 1 - Impact Craters of North America
Dr. Steven Jaret, American Museum of Natural History

May 6 - Poetry of the Heavens
Lauren Albin, Astronomer Poet, Arizona State University

COVID SAFETY PROTOCOLS: Campus community members, please bring your ID with you for faster check-in. OFF CAMPUS COMMUNITY MEMBERS ARE REQUIRED TO PROVIDE PROOF OF VACCINATION UPON ARRIVAL. Masks are mandatory indoors at all times. Thank you for helping keep our community safe!

Friday, November 5 at 8:00pm to 9:30pm

More dates through May 6, 2022

Bradley Observatory & Delafield Planetarium, BA-Delafield Planetarium
141 East College Avenue, Decatur, GA 30030

Event Type

Lectures & Presentations

Target Audience

General Public


Science & Technology


Open House Series

Physics /Astronomy


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