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Dooley Planetarium at FMU Opens New Year with "2001: The Year Ahead" Program, Jan. 14

FLORENCE, S.C. – The Dooley Planetarium on the campus of Francis Marion University will begin the new year with a program titled “2001: The Year Ahead,” to be shown for the first time Sunday (Jan. 14).

The show will begin at 3 p.m. and admission is free.  The planetarium is located on the second floor of the Cauthen Educational Media Center.

“2001: The Year Ahead” will be a preview of the astronomical year ahead, including how constellations will move through the sky, where to find the planets, how to see the International Space Station from your backyard, and what NASA is up to.

Following the regular schedule of programs on the second and fourth Sundays of each month, “2001: The Year Ahead” will be repeated Jan. 28, Feb. 11, and Feb. 25.

For more information about the Dooley Planetarium, visit its website at

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Last Published: February 14, 2006 6:22 AM
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