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    Lunar eclipse visible from Lumberton, NC

    The total eclipse of the Moon, January 20th & 21st

    Duration:5 hours, 11 minutes, 33 seconds

    Duration of totality:1 hour, 1 minute, 58 seconds

    Partial begins: Jan 20 at 10:33:54 pm

    Total begins: Jan 20 at 11:41:17 pm

    Maximum: Jan 21 at 12:12:14 am

    Total ends: Jan 21 at 12:43:15 am

    Partial ends:Jan 21 at 1:50:39 am


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    Check out our activities and resources on our links to the left.  

           Our next public show is Saturday, January 19th at 1&3 pm.  The Opportunity rover has been operating on Mars for 14+ years-that’s 58 times longer than originally planned!  We will celebrate with Mars cake, and a live skype call to one of the Mars rover mission planners.  If you have questions about Mars and recent discoveries, he or she’s the one to ask! 

     Admission is free, but you must make reservations. We are located at 210 Second Street in downtown Lumberton, at the Robeson County Partnership for Children. Phone# 910-735-2147 to make reservations.  Note that the planetarium only holds 20 adults, so call in quickly, as seats will fill up fast!         

    Or Email Ken Brandt


         Please note that our schedule is subject to change, as current events in space science dictate.

    For school groups: 30 students and 3 adults can be comfortably seated indoors  

    For information  email 








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