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    Planetarium Sheet
    Public Schools of Robeson County
    Robeson Planetarium and Science Center


    USA - LUMBERTON - NORTH CAROLINA


    Type: School

    Address: 420 Caton Road - Lumberton, NC 28359
    Country: USA

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

    Website: http://www.robeson.k12.nc.us/Page/538
         
    Email: kenneth.brandt@robeson.k12.nc.us
    Phone: +1 910-735 2147

    Director or contact: Ken Brandt (director), Joy Ivey, Robert Locklear

    Opened in 1969

    Dome of  9.1m
    Capacity of 65 seats
    Oriented Yes
    Tilt No

    Optical system Spitz: A3P
    Digital system Ash Enterprises: Warped Media (mirrordome)





    Portable: Yes, digital (Mirror dome)

    Frequenting: 9000 people per year

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


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    last update: 10/31/2020


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