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    Planetarium Sheet
    Sci-Port: Louisiana's Science Center
    Dayna and Ronald L. Sawyer Space Dome Planetarium


    USA - SHREVEPORT - LOUISIANA


    Type: Science Center

    Address: 820 Clyde Fant Parkway - Shreveport, LA 71101
    Country: USA

    Latitude: 32°30'48" N  -  Longitude: 93°44'30" W  -  Altitude: 52m

    Website: https://sci-port.org/planetarium/
         
                     
    Email: gandrews@sciport.org
    Phone: +1 318-424 8674

    Director or contact: Greg Andrews

    Opened in 2006

    Dome of  12.2m
    Capacity of 50 seats
    Oriented Yes
    Tilt 45°

    Digital system Evans_and_Sutherland : Digistar 3 Laser


    Meridian resolution 4.0 K

    Other: Imax (70mm/15perf. other room: 18m/178s/Dec. 1998), Foucault pendulum

    Exhibit area: 2320m²
    Observatory dome on the roof

    Gift Shop Yes
    Portable: Starlab


    History: replaces a city-owned, 1960s-era planetarium that closed in 2005 - 2006: New building ($18.1 million) strange aera: open room, flat floor but dome very tilted (45deg?) and 2 levels of balconies


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    last update: 10/18/2021


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