From press reports
Rainwater Observatory in French Camp Mississippi will be offering a free public program for this season called “SATURN: The Ringed Giant”. This presentation will be given on Friday, June 14, 2013, starting at 7:00 p.m. by Edwin Faughn, director of Rainwater Observatory.
“SATURN: The Ringed Giant” explores one of the most beautiful and recognizable planets in the solar system. It is filled with mystery, legend and a wealth of scientific discovery and easily visible in the night sky. This informative presentation will take us on a journey through this majestic ringed planet and reveal some of the most breathtaking imagery and astounding discoveries ever recorded in human history.
Edwin is also an artist and lecturer specializing in space sciences and has presented hundreds of programs to diverse audiences including but not limited to universities, museums, schools, churches, civic groups, scouts and various other organizations. His original artwork has been featured in and on the covers of international space science magazines, exhibitions and planetarium productions. A few of his credits include Scientific American, Federal Express World Headquarters and the world premiere of Titanic: The Exhibition. He also served nearly 20 years as the art director for the