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    Planetarium Sheet
    Adler Planetarium
    Grainger Sky Theater


    USA - CHICAGO - ILLINOIS


    Type: Museum

    Address: 1300 S. Lake Shore Drive - Chicago, IL 60605-2403
    Country: USA

    Latitude: 41°51'58" N  -  Longitude: 87°36'24" W  -  Altitude: 184m

    Website: http://www.adlerplanetarium.org/
         
               
    Email: msmail@adlerplanetarium.org
    Phone: +1 312-922 7827

    Director or contact: Mark Webb, Mike Smail (Theaters Manager), Mark SubbaRao (IPS President), Steve Burkland, Andrew Johnston, Nick Lake,

    Opened in 1930

    Dome of  21.3m
    Capacity of 195 seats
    Oriented Yes
    Tilt No

    Digital system Evans & Sutherland: Digistar 6 - 8K

    Video system Sony : SRX-T615 4K (5+1)

    Meridian resolution 6.8 K
    Sound 15.2
    Cove light: 400 LEDs

    Dome: Spitz NanoSeam, .38 reflectivity
    Seat: Removable seats (modular Theatre)

    Observatory Doane Observatory (1977): 24-inch (2019)

    Gift Shop Adler store
    IMERSA member


    History: May 10, 1930: Model II - 1961: Model III (II upgraded to III) - May 1970: 20.7m/392s/Zeiss VI - IPS2008 - 2011 : new dome 21.3m + Fulldome Global Immersion/SCISS Uniview (SEOS 2x20 Zorro 2015HC) $14million - 2017: 7K


    Last major evolution: 2017: 7K

    Previous installation





















    last update: 11/15/2020


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