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Smell the Roses in Columbia, SC This Valentine's Day
Posted on January 19, 2017 at 12:27PM by Dayna Cantelmi
Columbia has been struck with Cupid's arrow and we have everything you need to know to plan the perfect Valentine's Day.   Posted by Conquest Brewing Co., Inc. on Friday, ...
What's Hot This January
Posted on December 30, 2016 at 8:59AM by Dayna Cantelmi
Happy New Year! Hit the ground running in 2017 with concerts, exhibits, events and more happening all over town this month. Read on for our roundup of things to do below, then check out ...
All You Need to Know to Kick Off the New Year in Columbia, SC
Posted on December 12, 2016 at 8:59AM by Dayna Cantelmi
From finding the perfect hotel and picking the right New Year's Eve celebration to spending the rest of the weekend exploring the area's restaurants and attractions, we have everything you need to ...
What's Hot This December
Posted on November 22, 2016 at 7:03AM by Dayna Cantelmi
Holiday celebrations, special events around town and a number of museum exhibits are all in store for December. Check out our roundup of things to do below, then take a look at ...
What's Hot This Holiday Season: Your Guide to Columbia, SC Festivities
Posted on November 2, 2016 at 9:12AM by Dayna Cantelmi
Get ready to give thanks, gather with family and friends and celebrate the most wonderful time of the year! The holiday season is officially upon us and we have everything you need to know about ...
What's Hot This Halloweekend: Tricks, Treats and Terrors
Posted on October 28, 2016 at 6:00AM by Dayna Cantelmi
Halloween is here, so gather up some ghosts and goblins and get witchy this weekend at a number of events and activities going on around town! Read on for our roundup below, then take a look at ...

University of South Carolina Melton Memorial Observatory

  • 1429 Greene Street
  • Columbia, SC 29208
  • Phone: 803-777-4180
  • Fax: 803-777-3065
  • Hours: Open to the public on clear Monday nights year-round beginning 30 minutes after sunset EDT (~Mar-Nov) and 8-10pm EST (~Nov-Mar). Special event openings will be posted to our website as available.
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Located on the campus of the University of South Carolina, the observatory offers views of many of the night sky's wonders. Public viewing sessions are held on clear Monday nights year-round beginning 30 minutes after sunset eastern daylight time (approx. March-October) and from 8-10pm eastern standard time (approx. November-March). Special observing sessions may be scheduled for astronomical events.

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