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Astronomy Weekend

Astronomy Weekend

Trade in those city lights for some star light this October.

Come visit Sea Island this October for National Astronomy Weekend. We will be hosting a series of events to celebrate all aspects of the night sky in a location where its beauty is available to the naked eye nightly. Whether you want to learn more about the constellations, build a telescope, kayak under the Milky Way, or learn how to capture celestial beauty on your camera, Sea Island is the place to be for all of it.

An Intro to Photographing the Night Sky

October 7, 2016

Beach Club Lawn

Join Sea Island Staff Photographer, Eliot VanOtteren, as he hosts an introductory presentation on photographing the night sky followed by a hands-on live shoot demonstration, Q&A and open shooting time. DSLR Camera, lens, and tripod required.

Event is complimentary for resort guests and Sea Island Club members. Reservations required, 912-638-5111.

Build Your Own Telescope

October 8, 2016

Nature Room at Sea Island Kids

Enjoy a short presentation on well-known constellations, followed by building a beginner’s telescope.

Open to resort guests and Sea Island Club members. $25 per person. Reservations required, 912-638-5111.

Astronomy Weekend: Starlight Paddle

October 8, 2016

Rainbow Island

Get a unique perspective of the salt marsh creeks that surround Sea Island as we paddle by star light. Discover the wonders of the salt marsh after dark as we see various constellations and nocturnal fauna rarely seen during the daylight hours..

Open to resort guests and Sea Island Club members. $95 per person. Reservations required, 912-638-5111.

Reservations required for all events, 912-638-5111

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