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    Planetarium Sheet
    Palais de la Decouverte


    FRANCE - PARIS -


    Type: Science Center

    Address: Avenue Franklin Roosevelt - 75008 Paris
    Country: FRANCE

    Latitude: 48°51'58" N  -  Longitude: 2°18'38" E  -  Altitude: 33m

    Website: http://www.palais-decouverte.fr/index.php?id=703

    Email: 


    Director or contact: Jean Perrin,

    Opened in 1952

    Dome of  23.5m
    Capacity of 355 seats
    Oriented No
    Tilt No

    Optical system ZEISS : Model-II





    Exhibit area: 23000m²

    History: 
    - May 24, 1937: opening Palais de la Decouverte for the Paris World's Fair: the planetarium was at 250m at SW (on the banks of the Seine)
    - 11 November 1937: stored in the basement of the CNAM at the end of the 1937 Paris World's Fair
     - 27 June 1952: 23.5m in the Palais de la Decouverte (Hall d'Antin), same Zeiss II
    - 19 April 1979: last session (see 3223)
    - November 1979: new dome to the first floor: 15m/201s/Zeiss RFP-DP

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