FLORENCE, S.C. – The Dooley Planetarium on the campus of Francis Marion University will present a program titled “The Red Planet,” Sunday, May 15.
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.
This program will discuss past missions to Mars and current missions to the fourth planet from the Sun.
Since its opening in 1978, the planetarium has regularly shown public programs on two Sundays of each month. A program titled “Hubble and Deep Space” will be shown May 29.
For additional information about the planetarium, call planetarium director Jeannette M. Myers at 843-661-1441, or visit its website at http://astro.fmarion.edu/planet/