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Dooley Planetarium

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The Dooley Planetarium was built in 1978 and is directed by Dr. Jeannette Myers . It is in room 235 on the 2nd floor of the Cauthen Educational Media Center on the FMU campus. It features a Spitz model 512 projector with 2354 stars. The dome is 33 feet in diameter, and the facility seats 73 people in inclining chairs. An additional 20 people can be seated in normal chairs. A member of the Southeastern Planetarium Association and the International Planetarium Society.

Location: Hwy 301 North, Florence South Carolina Telephone 843-661-1250

Other Science nearby:
(Florence) Dooley Planetarium
(Clyde) Energyquest
(Myrtle Beach) Ripley's Aquarium
(Hartsville) Robinson Visitors Center

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