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Observatory Viewing Update

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The Boeing Observatory at the SC State Museum is open every Tuesday night, during Second Shift Twosdays, until 10 p.m. Observatory access is included with museum general admission, which is 2 for $10 and free for museum members during Second Shift Twosday nights.

This page will be updated each Tuesday with the expected viewing forecast for that evening.

Observatory Viewing Update For Tues., August 6

Weather conditions can change quickly, so make sure to follow @SCSMObservatory on Twitter for updates.


8:20 p.m.


Current National Weather Service forecast calls for partly cloudy skies and a 20% chance of thunderstorms.

What to See

Moon, Jupiter, Saturn

Viewing Notes

Please note: in the event of poor viewing conditions, Boeing Observatory staff will have hands-on activities available for guests to enjoy.

  • We may also view two summer deep-sky objects: the Great Globular Cluster in Hercules and the Ring Nebula.