Perseid Shooting Star Party

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Join us for the peak night of the Perseid Meteor Shower! From 9PM-1AM come to the beach to enjoy concessions, music, and meteor viewing. Astronomers will be there to answer questions. A short presentation will take place at 9:30PM to kick-off the event. Limited number of telescopes will be available to view the night sky or bring your own.


8:00 PM food concessions and gates to the beach will open
9:00-11:00 PM Georgia Tech astronomy staff will be on site
9:30 PM a short formal presentation by Georgia State University
1:00 AM gates will close
Bring your own chairs/blankets
In the event of uncooperative weather, the event may be
cancelled. Check this website for updates.
Smoking and intoxicants prohibited during the event.

Admission: $5 per person (cash only). Kids 5 and under free.
Parking fee: $5
Event Phone: 706-557-3001

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Location
Hard Labor Creek State Park
5 Hard Labor Creek Road
Rutledge, GA 30663

Directions

GPS Coordinates:

N 33.6549850 | W -83.596848
Located 2 miles north of Rutledge. Take I-20 exit #105 into Rutledge and proceed 3 miles on Fairplay Road. Follow signs to Visitor Center.


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Hard Labor Creek State Park
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Hard Labor Creek State Park