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An Astronomical Account: A History Of Hatter Planetarium From 1966-2006, Jonathan D. Neu Apr 2006

An Astronomical Account: A History Of Hatter Planetarium From 1966-2006, Jonathan D. Neu

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When most individuals stare up at the vast dome of Hatter Planetarium, they often gaze upon the projected stars appearing on its surface, listening to an astronomical story told by one of its operators. However, there is a second story told by the planetarium itself. This story is the history of Hatter Planetarium, which spans five decades and includes the events in the lives of several individuals who have played a critical role in its existence at Gettysburg College. Its history has encompassed several phases of Gettysburg College traditions but is in danger of passing permanently and fixedly into the ...