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    Planetarium Sheet
    Newark Museum
    Alice and Leonard Dreyfuss Planetarium


    USA - NEWARK - NEW JERSEY


    Type: Museum

    Address: 49 Washington Street - Newark, NJ 07102-3176
    Country: USA

    Latitude: 40°44'35" N  -  Longitude: 74°10'18" W  -  Altitude: 11m

    Website: https://www.newarkmuseumart.org/planetarium
         
                     
    Email: planetarium@newarkmuseum.org
    Phone: +1 973-596-6550

    Director or contact: Kevin D. Conod (manager), Mary Hiller,

    Opened in 1953

    Dome of  7.3m
    Capacity of 50 seats
    Oriented No
    Tilt No

    Optical system ZEISS : ZKP3
    Digital system Evans_and_Sutherland : Digistar 4 SP2 HD

    Video system HD : 1920x1920 (1+1 center)

    Meridian resolution 1.9 K


    Dome: Astro-Tec, 65%
    Gift Shop Museum Shop
    Portable: 1985: Starlab - 1999: Sphaera - 2010: SkySkan Definiti


    History: 
    - 1952: Spitz A-1
    - 1962: dome 7.3m
    - 1971: Minolta MS-8
    - 1991: renovation and automation
    - June 27, 1999: ZKP3
    - 2002: 7m dome
    - 2005: upgrade ZKP 3/B
    - 2008: Sky-Skan Definiti PD II (now under a 6m portable dome)
     - 2010: Digistar 4 SP2 HD

    Last major evolution: 2010: Digistar 4





















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