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    Planetarium Sheet
    Louisiana Art & science Museum
    Irene Pennington Planetarium


    USA - BATON ROUGE - LOUISIANA


    Type: Science Center

    Address: 100 South River Road - Baton Rouge, LA 70802
    Country: USA

    Latitude: 30°26'44" N  -  Longitude: 91°11'25" W  -  Altitude: 11m

    Website: https://penningtonplanetarium.wordpress.com/about/
    Website 2: http://www.lasm.org/planetarium/about-planetarium/
         
                     
    Email: lasm@lasm.org
    Phone: +1 225-344 5272
    Fax/cell: +1 225-344
    Director or contact: Jay Lamm

    Opened in 2003

    Dome of  18.3m
    Capacity of 170 seats
    Oriented Yes
    Tilt 14°

    Optical system MINOLTA : INFINIUM IIB
    Digital system Sky-Skan : Definiti_PD
    Software: DigitalSky 2
    Video system Sony : SRX-S110

    Meridian resolution 4.0 K
    Sound 5.1 - 15,000w

    Other: 70/8p (same dome) + 4.6m dome Konica-Minolta

    Dome: Astro-Tec, 160 deg., 53%, 14 deg.
    Lasershow AVI Skylase
    Portable: Yes


    History: 1967: 18.3m/248s/Zeiss III (from Zeiss II Griffith) - 1999: building destroyed - May 24, 2003: New building: (old Zeiss III in exhibition) Konica-Minolta + Dome: 18.3m/70mm + dome: 4.6m with Konica-Minolta: MediaGlobe - 2007: Fulldome -
     August 2011: closed for renovation: digital projectors, seats (from 163 to 170), painting dome, carpet - End November 2011: reopening ($970,000) - IPS 2012

    Last major evolution: 2007: Digital

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    last update: 10/12/2021


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