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    Planetarium Sheet
    Planetarium de Nantes


    FRANCE - NANTES - PAYS-DE-LA-LOIRE


    Type: Municipale

    Address: 8 Rue des Acadiens - 44100 Nantes
    Country: FRANCE

    Latitude: 47°12'07" N  -  Longitude: 1°34'38" W  -  Altitude: 30m

    Website: https://planetarium.nantesmetropole.fr
         
         
    Email: planetarium@nantesmetropole.fr
    Phone: 02 40-73-99-23

    Director or contact: Véronique Dubois (directrice), Daniel Audeon, Vincent Jean Victor, Estebann Boureau

    Opened in 1981

    Dome of  8.0m
    Capacity of 59 seats
    Oriented No
    Tilt No

    Digital system RSA-Cosmos : SkyExplorer Duo
    Software: SkyExplorer 2021
    Video system Projection Design : F35
    Video Lens: Goto Inc. (1+1 cove)
    Meridian resolution 2.5 K
    Sound 5.1 speakers + amplifier + sub: QSC, processor: Xilica XD8080, mixer: Allen&Heath, Headset + transmitter + receiver: Sennheiser (SK 100 GA-A, ME 3-II)
    Cove light: Yes
    Other: 2 vp HD

    Dome: Fiber glass
    Seat: Master Industries

    Exhibit area: 25m²
    Observatory portable telescopes

    Gift Shop Yes
    Portable: LSS 2K (4m + 6m domes)

    Frequenting: 57000 people per year
    Sessions: 1910 per year
    Staff: 6


    History: 
    - May 18, 1981: Zeiss ZKP2
    - since 2002: Headquarters of the WPD (planetariums database)
    - May 2005: APLF meeting + IPS small planetariums meeting
    - Oct. 2005: Digital (400,000 euros)
    - Fall 2013: Projectors, sound, coverleds, SkyE
     - Fall 2019: new computers + optical fibers
    - Mars 2020: closed to renovation (and Covid-19): +8 seats, moving the console, carpet, paint, new air conditioning (Covid-19)
    - July 2021: reopening (40 years)

    Last major evolution: 2019: Computers

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    last update: 12/08/2021


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