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Wednesday, August 17, 2016
Media Contact: Maddy Elledge
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Rollins Planetarium Presents “Moons: Worlds of Mystery”

YOUNG HARRIS, Ga. – Young Harris College’s O. Wayne Rollins Planetarium will kick off an exciting season lineup of shows at 8 p.m. on the following Friday evenings: Aug. 19, 26 and Sept. 16, 23. Planetarium admission is $5 for adults, $3 for students and free with YHC ID. Tickets are available for advance purchase online at Remaining tickets will be available at the door 30 minutes prior to each show.

Narrated by actor Ed Helms, “Moons: Worlds of Mystery” goes on a journey through our solar system to explore the remarkable diversity of moons. Follow in the footsteps of astronauts to our own Moon, then venture beyond to explore unfamiliar and exotic worlds.

From volcanoes and geysers to ice-covered oceans and methane rain, these natural satellites have truly spectacular features. Learn what these celestial bodies reveal about the history and workings of our solar system and return home with a newfound wonder about the cosmos in which we live.

O. Wayne Rollins Planetarium features a state-of-the-art GOTO Chronos Space Simulator star projector with a full-dome digital projection system, the Sky- Skan Definiti, in a 40-foot dome theater with 5.1 surround sound. With comfortable seating for 104, Rollins Planetarium offers public shows and educational opportunities for school groups throughout the year. Rollins Planetarium is located in the Maxwell Center on the YHC campus.

For more information about planetarium, call (706) 379-5195 or visit 

About Young Harris College
Young Harris College is a private, baccalaureate degree-granting college located in the beautiful mountains of North Georgia. Founded in 1886 and historically affiliated with The United Methodist Church, Young Harris College educates, inspires and empowers students through the highest quality liberal arts education. The College currently has more than 1,200 students across five divisions—Education, Fine Arts, Humanities, Mathematics and Science, and Social and Behavioral Sciences. The historic campus in Young Harris, Ga., has completed major campus improvements to accommodate the College’s growth. Recent LEED-certified campus improvements include the 121,000-square-foot Rollins Campus Center, new residence facilities, and a 57,000-square-foot recreation and fitness center. The College is an active member of NCAA Division II and remains a fierce competitor in the prestigious Peach Belt Conference. YHC is among fewer than 300 colleges and universities nationwide named to the 2016-2017 list of Colleges of Distinction. For more information, visit