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    Planetarium Sheet
    Bernice Pauahi Bishop Museum
    The Jhamandas Watumull Planetarium


    USA - HONOLULU - HAWAII


    Type: Museum

    Address: 1525 Bernice Street - Honolulu, HI 96817
    Country: USA

    Latitude: 21°19'58" N  -  Longitude: 157°52'14" W  -  Altitude: 23m

    Website: http://www.bishopmuseum.org/planetarium/
         
         
    Email: planetarium@bishopmuseum.org
    Phone: +1 808-848-4108

    Director or contact: Tony Smith (supervisor)

    Opened in 1961

    Dome of  9.1m
    Capacity of 70 seats
    Oriented Yes
    Tilt No

    Optical system Goto Inc.: Chronos II
    Digital system Evans_and_Sutherland: Digistar 6

    Video system Barco : F35 (1+1 center)

    Meridian resolution 2.6 K
    Sound 5.1
    Cove light: LED lighting
    Other: Science on a Sphere

    Dome: Spitz Seamless
    Observatory 6m dome: 12" (1961)

    Portable: Digitalis Zeta

    Frequenting: 70000 people per year

    History: 2001: Kilolani Planetarium/Goto GS-Turbo - Dec. 2012: Digistar 5 + Nanoseam dome + Goto Chronos ($800,000 for Bishop Museum over 3 years) - September 2019: Digistar 6


    Last major evolution: 2013: Hybrid system

























    last update: 09/02/2020


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