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The Barton Community College Planetarium is getting a “re-boot,” as the staff is calling it.
During the re-boot, the 1960s technology previously in use will be on display, then lowered into its housing to make way for a high-definition projector, using a series of precisely curved mirrors to proportionally project a digital image onto the Planetarium’s 365-degree dome.
The re-boot will be a series of open-house events on Thursday, April 24; Friday, April 25; and Sunday, April 27, during which the public is invited to enjoy short educational movies and tours of the night sky. The movies and star ...

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