Planetarium Information

from the Dupont Planetarium at the RPSEC


Family Night Under the Stars

November 4, 2000

The Augusta Astronomy Club, the Dupont Planetarium, and the Ruth Patrick Science Education Center will host the annual Fall Star Party on November 4, 2000. The planetarium shows, "More Than Meets the Eye" and "Larry Cat In Space" will be available for viewing. Activities will begin at 6:00 PM and will continue until about 11:00 PM. Activities will include planetarium shows, viewing of stellar objects through telescopes, and lectures on astronomy. The viewing and lectures are free, but there will be a charge for the planetarium shows. Planetarium shows will be offered on a first come first served basis. The shows will begin on the hour with the first show at 6:00 PM. "Larry Cat in Space" will be shown at 6:00 and 7:00. "More Than Meets the Eye" will be shown at 8:00 and 9:00. The free astronomy lectures will begin on the hour as well. The lectures will begin at 7:00 PM with the last one beginning at 9:00 PM.

The star party will be held rain or shine at the Ruth Patrick Science Education Center at USC Aiken. Free refreshments will be available. Plan to bring friends and your whole family to a fun-filled evening under the stars.


Planetarium Public Showing Schedule

2000

August 4,5,18,19

Larry Cat in Space

7:00 & 8:00p.m.

September 1, 2, 15, 16

More than Meets the Eye

7:00 & 8:00p.m.

October 3, 7, 20, 21

The Voyager Encounters

7:00 & 8:00p.m.

November 3, 4, 17, 18

Journey into the Living Cell

7:00p.m.

Through the Eyes of Hubble

8:00p.m.

December 5,8,9,12,15,16,19, 22,23,26,29,30

'Tis the Season

7:00 & 8:00p.m.

2001

 

January 5,6,19,20;

Follow the Drinking Gourd

7:00 & 8:00p.m.

February 2,3,16,17

Follow the Drinking Gourd

7:00 & 8:00p.m.

March 2,3,16,17

Larry Cat in Space

7:00 & 8:00p.m.

April 6,7,20,21

More than Meets the Eye

7:00 & 8:00p.m.

May 4,5,18,19

Magellan Report from Venus

7:00 & 8:00p.m.

June 1,2,15,16

Follow the Drinking Gourd

7:00 & 8:00 p.m.

July 6,7,20,21

Larry Cat in Space

7:00 & 8:00p.m.

August 3,4,17,18

Journey into the Living Cell

7:00

Through the Eyes of Hubble

8:00


The Ruth Patrick Science Education Center Newsletter is a publication of the RPSEC for educators. The Center encompasses the CSRA HUB, CEET, Dupont Planetarium, and NRSMEEP. If you have any information that would be beneficical to the audience of this newsletter, or would like to be added to the mailing list, please contact Cindy Sparling, Editor, at (803) 641-3594. Deadline for submission in the next newsletter is Nov. 5, 2000

 Copyright © 2000 by the Board of Trustees of the University of South Carolina.

Ruth Patrick Science Education Center
Center of Excellence in Educational Technology
University of South Carolina Aiken
471 University Parkway
Aiken, SC 29801
803-641-3313

 URL: http://rpsec.usca.edu/ /Newsletter/Aug00/planetarium.html (August, 2000)