Site of the Apollo One fire, Patrick AFB, Florida

 
 
 
 "Let there be peace on Earth, and let it begin with me."
 
Our Summer Schedule:

Beginning July 1st   and running until August  6th , we will be open for public programs and summer children’s groups on Tuesdays and Wednesdays.  Times for these programs are 9:00 a.m. and 11:00 a.m., with additional show times available upon request for groups of 20 or more.  Please contact us for more information and availability. 

Tuesday and Wednesday programs will feature different aspects of our amazing space program.  The schedule will rotate throughout the summer, so you’ll see a different set of programs every week.  See our program schedule on the website, http://www.robeson.k12.nc.us/Domain/47 , or call 671-6015.

 Tickets are free.  Seating is limited to 65 per showing.  Groups of ten or more are encouraged to make reservations in advance.  

 Weekly Schedule of Summer Planetarium Shows for Tuesdays and Wednesdays  

DATES 

PROGRAM

NOTES 

July 1&2 

Dawn of the Space Age 

Why we explore, and it's wonderful history

 

July 8&9

 

 Cosmos, ep.1

See our beautiful planet from space-and learn about 'other earths' 

 

 


July 22

Salute to Apollo

Twelve men walked on the moon!  Find out how they did it. 

July 29&30 

Hubble Space Telescope: 24 Years  

When you think of an astronomical image, you probably see something imaged by Hubble! 

August 13&14 

 Natural SelectionBecause Darwin was and is right.
 
 Cosmos show logo
 
You don't need cable to see it, either! Episodes stream on Fox's web page:  http://www.fox.com/watch/183733315515 , and on Hulu: www.hulu.com/watch/60455
 
 
 
                                          This site REPLACES www.robesonsky.com !
robeson planetarium logo   
 
 
                                                   Director: Ken Brandt
                                                                      kenneth.brandt@robeson.k12.nc.us
                                                   910-735-2148 

 

Secretary: Joy Goodyear
joy.goodyear@robeson.k12.nc.us
910-735-2148
 
Driver: Cleveland Oxendine
910-735-2148
 
Supervisor: Dr. Linda Emanuel
Assistant Superintendent of Curriculum & Instruction
linda.emanuel@robeson.k12.nc.us
910-735-2370
 
Robeson Planetarium and Science Center presents Cosmos, Scenes from Episode One
Note: this program is suitable for those 8+ years old.  
  
Our next Saturday evening program:  Saturday, August 10th, at 8 pm The topic: Cosmos: space and our place in it!
 
Notice:  This site replaces www.robesonsky.com DO NOT go to that website, as the domain name has been bought by another entity with a very unsavory agenda!
 
The hills of Mars: Sharpe Mtn. in Gale crater  Mount Sharpe, on Marsnc geological map
 
 

 

Ken Brandt's podcast for the International Year of Astronomy: How to find the directions using the Sun and shadows, can be heard here: Ken's pod cast .  Listen to today's podcast Here.

One of the teacher activities linked is Ken's simple way to demonstrate the Phases of Venus, which Galileo saw 400 years ago. The activity can be found here: Galileo Was Right!

 
Skynet University, as done by UNC and the JPL/NASA Night Sky Network:  http://skynet.unc.edu/introastro/ourplaceinspace/

Weather: here is a link for our own clear sky clock. See whether it'll be clear or cloudy here in SE NC.

For reservations and other information call (910) 735-2148, or email joy.goodyear@robeson.k12.nc.us