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Public Schools of Robeson County
Robeson Planetarium and Science Center


USA , NORTH CAROLINA , LUMBERTON
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Public Schools of Robeson County
Public Schools of Robeson County
Public Schools of Robeson County
Public Schools of Robeson County
Public Schools of Robeson County
Public Schools of Robeson County
Public Schools of Robeson County
Public Schools of Robeson County
Public Schools of Robeson County
Public Schools of Robeson County


Type: School
Opened in 1969
Closed now
Address: 420 Caton Road - Lumberton, NC 28359
Country: USA
Email: kenneth.brandt@robeson.k12.nc.us
Phone: +1 910-735 2147

Website: http://www.robeson.k12.nc.us/Page/538
     

Team
Ken Brandt (director), Joy Ivey, Robert Locklear







65 seats











Dome of  9.1m




Technical
Optical system SPITZ : A3P
Digital system Ash_Enterprises : Warped-Media

Facilities
Portable: Yes, digital (Mirror dome)

Operation
Frequenting: 9000 people per year

History
- January 1969: Opening
- ?: mirrordome
- Oct. 2016: closed (continue with portable) because Hurricane Matthew flood the building, Spitz dead
- 2018: flood again, project to rebuild Planetarium and Science Center ($6 million), code name: Project Phoenix!
- 2018: continue with a portable
- January 2022: $5 million for new facility


Comments


Latitude: 34°37'41" N  -  Longitude: 79°03'33" W  -  Altitude: 39m

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