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    Planetarium Sheet
    National Space Centre
    Sir Patrick Moore Planetarium


    UNITED KINGDOM - LEICESTER -


    Type: Science Center

    Address: Exploration Drive - Leicester LE4 5NS
    Country: UNITED KINGDOM

    Latitude: 52°39'13" N  -  Longitude: 1°07'56" W  -  Altitude: 55m

    Website: https://spacecentre.co.uk/
    Website 2: http://nsccreative.com/
         
    Email: info@spacecentre.co.uk
    Phone: +44 116-261-0261

    Director or contact: Graham Law (Chief engineer), Tori Tasker, Paul Mowbray

    Opened in 2001

    Dome of  17.7m
    Capacity of 192 seats
    Oriented Yes
    Tilt 10°

    Digital system Front Pictures: ScreenBerry
    Software: SCISS Uniview 3
    Video system Benq : LU9915 10klm (6+6+1)

    Meridian resolution 5.0 K
    Sound 5.1 Bose

    Other: interactives seats, auto blending

    Gift Shop Cargo Bay Shop

    History: 2001: 20m/10deg/168s/Spitz 1024 - 2005: Digistar 3 - 2012: Spitz dismantled - NSC Creative: creator of fulldomes - 2012 : new dome, new seats - 2018: New projection, playback and astronomical system and change of screen gain: from 0.55 to 0.3


    Last major evolution: 2018: last major upgrade













    last update: 07/12/2020


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