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    Planetarium Sheet
    Oregon Museum of Science and Industry (OMSI)
    Harry C. Kendall Planetarium


    USA - PORTLAND - OREGON


    Type: Science Center

    Address: 1945 SE Water Avenue - Portland, OR 97214-3354
    Country: USA

    Latitude: 45°30'31" N  -  Longitude: 122°39'58" W  -  Altitude: 11m

    Website: https://omsi.edu/planetarium
         
                     
    Email: info@omsi.edu
    Phone: +1 503-797 4610

    Director or contact: Jim Todd (director)

    Opened in 1950

    Dome of  15.8m
    Capacity of 190 seats
    Oriented No
    Tilt No

    Digital system Sky-Skan : Definiti
    Software: DigitalSky Dark Matter
    Video system JVC : 10



    Other:
    Omnimax (330seats, other room: 1992) then "Empirical Theater (flat giant screen: Dec 2013)

    Gift Shop Science store
    Lasershow Yes
    Frequenting: 100000 people per year

    History: 
    - 1950: 5m/Spitz A (908 NE Hassalo)
    - August 3, 1958: New site: southwest corner near Zoo: Washington Park (ex Hoyt Park)
    - 1967: 9,7m/160s/Goto M3
    - 1992: moved new building near river: 15,8m/200s/Digistar
    - 1999: Digistar II + Sp
     - 2006: Digistar 3
    - Nov. 8, 2017: renovations (carpet, seats, dome cleaning, new projection system)

















    last update: 01/30/2022


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