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New observatory at South Carolina State Museum lets students scan stars in class

...to show off the museum's antique telescope collection. The new area will open Aug. 16."It's exciting," said Gary Senn, the director of the Dupont Planetarium at the University of South Carolina Aiken. Senn said the museum's Alvan Clark...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-08-02/new-observatory-lets-students
Total lunar eclipse will arrive in wee hours Tuesday

...event doesn't begin till pretty late, but I definitely encourage people to stay up and witness everything," said Dr. Gary Senn, the director of the Ruth Patrick Science Center in Aiken. "It'll be an amazing sight."At 1:58 a.m., the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-04-13/total-lunar-eclipse-will-arri
Science meets religion at planetarium show

...practiced during the time of winter solstice."It has become quite a holiday favorite for many people in the CSRA," said Gary Senn, the director of the Ruth Patrick Science Education Center at the University of South Carolina Aiken.The 45-seat planetarium...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/your-faith/2012-12-21/science-meets-religion-p
USC Aiken gets Ft. Discovery display

...River Section contacted the Ruth Patrick center in order to keep the exhibit in the public's reach. The exhibit arrived at USC Aiken in December and will remain a permanent display, said Dr. Gary Senn, director of the Ruth Patrick Center.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2011-01-12/usc-aiken-gets-ft-discovery-
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Nuclear exhibit in new home

...delivered to the university Dec. 21 and unveiled to the public Thursday at the Ruth Patrick Science Education Center.Dr. Gary Senn, the director of the Ruth Patrick center, said Wabbersen's exhibit will remain a permanent display for K-12 students...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2011-01-13/nuclear-exhibit-new-home
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Conditions right for meteor shower

...showers this year is Sunday night and Monday morning, and there just might be decent viewing in the Augusta area. Dr. Gary Senn, the director of the DuPont Planetarium at the University of South Carolina Aiken, said he has already started receiving...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/12/12/met_559214.shtml
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Centuries-old dust makes for good meteor shower

...for good viewing because it occurs in November, said Gary Senn, the director of the DuPont Planetarium at the University...enjoy the show. Just look straight up. Sources: Dr. Gary Senn, director of the DuPont Planetarium at the University...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/11/17/met_556040.shtml
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Meteorite connection is unlikely, expert says

...about a week after a similar incident in Augusta have raised questions about whether there is a connection. But Dr. Gary Senn, with the Dupont Planetarium at the University of South Carolina Aiken's Ruth Patrick Science Education Center, says...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/04/01/met_516711.shtml
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Man wants help to find meteorites

...April 4 WHAT THEY'RE SAYING: "We're just anticipating people wanting to know more about the meteorite," said Dr. Gary Senn, the planetarium's director. ONLINE: Visit www.fallingrocks.com for more information on meteorite collector Dave...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/03/28/met_516261.shtml
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Aiken teen shoots photo of meteor

...sent them to a friend ... who is the director of the planetarium at the University of South Carolina Aiken." Dr. Gary Senn told Josh that the object in the pictures was most likely a bright meteor, typically called a bolide. Bolides occur...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/11/23/aik_484271.shtml