FLORENCE, S.C. – The Dooley Planetarium on the campus of Francis Marion University will present a program titled “Savoring the Night,” Sunday, June 22, at 3 p.m.
Admission is free. The planetarium is located on the second floor of the Cauthen Educational Media Center.
The program will open with a portrayal of the current evening sky before embarking on a multimedia tour of the universe. The issue of light pollution will then be addressed by a movie written and narrated by well-known comet hunter David Levy, and produced with assistance from the International Dark-Sky Association. The International Dark-Sky Association webpages are located at http://www.darksky.org
Following the regular schedule of planetarium programs on the second and fourth Sundays of each month, “Savoring the Night” will be repeated July 13 and 27.
For more information about the Dooley Planetarium, visit its website at http://astro.fmarion.edu
For additional information about planetarium programs or observatory viewing sessions, call 843-661-1381.