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    Planetarium Sheet
    Museum Of Science
    Charles Hayden Planetarium


    USA - BOSTON - MASSACHUSETTS


    Type: Museum

    Address: 1 Science Park - Boston, MA 02114
    Country: USA

    Latitude: 42°22'00" N  -  Longitude: 71°04'12" W  -  Altitude: 3m

    Website: http://www.mos.org/planetarium
         
               
    Email: information@mos.org
    Phone: +1 617-723 2500

    Director or contact: Danielle Leblanc (director), Darryl Davis (systems coordinator), Annette Sawyer, Talia Sepersky, Kayla Dawn,

    Opened in 1958

    Dome of  17.4m
    Capacity of 209 seats
    Oriented No
    Tilt No

    Optical system ZEISS : ZMP
    Digital system Sky-Skan : Definity 4K
    Software: DigitalSky 2
    Video system Sony : VPL-GTZ280 (1+1)

    Meridian resolution 4.0 K
    Sound 10.2 Harman JBL

    Other: Spice (Skyskan) + Imax (25m/335s/70mm15p, May 1987, other room, see 3513) + 3D digital cinema

    Dome: Astro-Tec, 44%
    Seat: Figueras

    Observatory Gilliland Observatory: dome on the roof: Celestron 11-inch

    Gift Shop Museum store
    Lasershow Laser Fantasy: Pure Light
    Portable: Starlab

    IMERSA member


    History: 20 October 1958: 18.3m/314s/Prototype Korkosz - 6 September 1970: last show with Korkosz (13,103 show for 2 millions visitors) - 7 December 1970: reopening: 18.3m/316s/Zeiss VI - 1987: Laserium - 1995: Laser Fantasy - 2003: AVI - 2009: closed -
     
    December 2010: 17.4m/209s/Zeiss ZMP/Hybrid 2 Sony SRX-T110 + AVI Omniscan laser - 9 February 2011: official reopening ($9m, $2m for Zeiss + $1.5m fulldome), seats, dome - 2018: new projectors and laser projectors, 60th anniversary

    Last major evolution: 2011: Rebuilt + Hybrid

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    last update: 04/04/2020


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