Astronomical League Convention – ALCon 2013
Host Organizations: Atlanta Astronomy Club, Astronomical League
Partnering Organization: Association of Lunar and Planetary
The Astronomical League and Atlanta Astronomy Club present Alcon 2013.
Fernbank Science Center
The primary venue for this event will be the Jim Cherry Memorial Planetarium at Fernbank Science Center.
Fernbank Science Center Zeiss star projector
The Jim Cherry Memorial Planetarium at Fernbank Science Center offers a unique opportunity to learn about the night sky. The 500-seat theater, equipped with a 70-foot dome, a Mark V Zeiss star projector, and over 100 special effects projectors, is one of the largest planetariums in the United States and is the only major planetarium owned and operated by a public school system. In addition to the educational programs for schools, public programs are offered on a regular basis.