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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., May 16

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

SUNSET

8:19 p.m.

WEATHER

Current National Weather Service forecast calls for mostly clear skies.

WHAT TO SEE

Jupiter, Globular Cluster M3

VIEWING NOTES

  • Globular Cluster M3 is a cluster of 500,000 stars located 34,000 light years from Earth.

  • A live video image of the Sun will be available until approximately 7 p.m.