FMU Planetarium to show "The Hubble Universe," Oct. 10
FLORENCE, S.C. – The Dooley Planetarium on the campus of Francis Marion University will present a program titled “The Hubble Universe,” Sunday, Oct. 10.
The program will begin at 3 p.m. and admission is free. The planetarium, located on the second floor of the Cauthen Educational Media Center, will open its doors at 2:30 p.m., and no admittance will be allowed once viewing begins.
Planetarium director Jeannette M. Myers described the program as a tour of our universe as seen through the lens of the Hubble Space Telescope. The program will discuss Edwin Hubble and the space telescope, and will show photos of objects found in our universe.
Since its opening in 1978, the planetarium has regularly shown public programs on the second and fourth Sundays of each month. The Oct. 24 program will be titled “The Star Next Door.”
For additional information about the planetarium, call Myers at 843-661-1441, or visit its website at http://astro.fmarion.edu/planet/