FREE Full Dome Planetarium Show, GSU Planetarium, Statesboro

Peer deep into space through the eyes of the orbiting Hubble Space Telescope and travel back billions of years in time to witness the birth of the universe – FOR FREE.

People of all ages are invited for educational and exciting planetarium show “Wonders of the Universe” at the newly renovated Georgia Southern University Digistar Full Dome Planetarium
Friday, August 24, 2012 at 6, 7, & 8 pm

During the 20-minute planetarium show , you’ll witness the formation of galaxies and explore some of the most wondrous nebulae and astronomical structures yet discovered. As your travels continue, you’ll fly deep into our own Milky Way galaxy and return home to Earth on a spectacular tour through the solar system.

Telescopic viewing following / during events weather permitting. The planetarium can seat up to 63 visitors with 2 ADA wheelchair spaces on a first come basis, so please arrive early to get a seat. No strollers please due to fire code safety.

The planetarium is located in the Math/Physics Bldg (#203) on the campus of Georgia Southern University Campus map at:

Parking directions for planetarium public events: Turn on to Herty Drive from Fair Road (GA Hwy 67) and follow all the way to the end. Turn left through the open parking gate then right into the large faculty/staff parking lot. Walk back down toward the gates and the planetarium is across on the other side in the Math/Physics Building between the small Eidson Building – Honors (old Alumni House) and the Biology Building.

Free star shows, sky maps, telescopic observing with members of the Statesboro Astronomy Club, weather permitting. The Department of Physics in the College of Science and Mathematics at Georgia Southern University will be collecting canned and non-perishable food to donate to a local food bank for those in need.

For more information, visit For more info, e-mail , or call the Department of Physics at 912-478-5292, M-F 8 – 5 pm.

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