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    Planetarium Sheet
    Sloan Museum
    Robert T. Longway Planetarium


    USA - FLINT - MICHIGAN


    Type: Museum

    Address: 1310 East Kearsley Street - Flint, MI 48503
    Country: USA

    Latitude: 43°01'21" N  -  Longitude: 83°40'35" W  -  Altitude: 230m

    Website: https://sloanlongway.org/
    Website 2: https://sloanlongway.org/venue/longway-planetarium/
         
         
    Email: longway@sloanlongway.org
    Phone: +1 810-237 3400
    Fax: +1 810-237
    Director or contact: Jeffrey Buddy Stark, Todd Slisher (Executive director)

    Opened in 2015

    Dome of  16.0m
    Capacity of 129 seats
    Oriented Yes
    Tilt No

    Digital system Evans & Sutherland: Digistar 6

    Video system Christie : Boxers (1+1)

    Meridian resolution 4.0 K
    Sound 7.1 - 15,000 w


    Dome: tilted ~5°
    Gift Shop Museum Store
    Lasershow Yes
    Portable: Yes


    History: June 26, 1958: 282 seats/Spitz MB (building: $600,000) - 2001: Digistar II - 2004: merger between Sloan Museum and Longway Planetarium - January 2015: closed for renovations
     
    30 May 2015: new tilted 16m dome, 129 oriented seats, Digistar 5, 7.1 sound system, etc ($1.8million) - GLPA2016

    Last major evolution: 2015: Total renovation, new dome 16m, 129 seats ($1.8M)

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    last update: 04/15/2020


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