University of South Carolina Melton Memorial Observatory

1429 Greene Street
Columbia, SC 29208
(803) 777-4180

The Melton Observatory is currently open to the public on clear Monday nights beginning at dusk, weather permitting. Anyone is welcome to come by and observe the Moon, planets, stars, star clusters, and more through our telescopes free of charge! Check out the Sky Report to see what’s currently visible in the night sky!

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