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    Planetarium Sheet
    South Carolina State Museum
    BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina Planetarium


    USA - COLUMBIA - SOUTH CAROLINA


    Type: Museum

    Address: 301 Gervais Street - Columbia, SC 29201-3027
    Country: USA

    Latitude: 33°59'55" N  -  Longitude: 81°02'50" W  -  Altitude: 55m

    Website: http://scmuseum.org/explore/planetarium/
         
                     
    Email: webmaster@scmuseum.org
    Phone: +1 803-898 4921

    Director or contact: Elizabeth Klimek (manager)

    Opened in 2014

    Dome of  16.8m
    Capacity of 145 seats
    Oriented Yes
    Tilt 17°

    Digital system Evans_and_Sutherland : Digistar 7

    Video system Christie : Laser 4K (1+1 cove)

    Meridian resolution 4.0 K

    Other: 4D SimEx-Iwerks (other room)

    Dome: Spitz Dome
    Observatory dome on the roof: 314mm Alvan Clark refractor (1926)

    Gift Shop The Cotton Mill Exchange
    Lasershow AVI Skylase
    Portable: Starlab

    Frequenting: 58000 people per year
    Staff: 1


    History: 
    - 2014: new building ($5.5 million), Digistar 5 (SRX-S110s (1+1 face to face)
    - June 2019: SEPA + MAPS
    - March 2022: Digistar 7 + 2 Christie laser
























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