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    Planetarium Sheet
    Kalamazoo Valley Museum


    USA - KALAMAZOO - MICHIGAN


    Type: Museum

    Address: 230 North Rose Street - Kalamazoo, MI 49007
    Country: USA

    Latitude: 42°17'35" N  -  Longitude: 85°35'00" W  -  Altitude: 239m

    Website: http://kvm.kvcc.edu/planetarium/
         
    Email: museumstaff@kvcc.edu
    Phone: +1 269-373-7990

    Director or contact: Mark Reed, Steve Crawford

    Opened in 1996

    Dome of  15.2m
    Capacity of 109 seats
    Oriented Yes
    Tilt 10°

    Digital system Evans & Sutherland: Digistar 6

    Video system JVC : DLA-SH7NLG (1+1 face to face)

    Meridian resolution 4.0 K
    Sound 5.1
    Cove light: ChromaCove


    History: 1959: 9.14m/86s/Spitz A2 (at Kalamazoo Public Library) - 1968: Spitz A4 - 1996: Moved (new building), Digistar II, Spice - 2009: Digistar 4 ($1.3 million) - Nov. 2016: Digistar 6, lighting, JVC - November 2021: GLPA


    Last major evolution: 2016: projectors

    Previous installation



















    last update: 10/29/2020


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