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    Planetarium Sheet
    Science Museum of Virginia
    The Dome


    USA - RICHMOND - VIRGINIA


    Type: Science Center

    Address: 2500 West Broad Street - Richmond, VA 23220
    Country: USA

    Latitude: 37°33'42" N  -  Longitude: 77°27'57" W  -  Altitude: 67m

    Website: http://www.smv.org/dome
    Website 2: http://www.smv.org
         
               
    Email: info@smv.org
    Phone: +1 804-864 1400


    Opened in 1983

    Dome of  23.2m
    Capacity of 243 seats
    Oriented Yes
    Tilt 28°

    Digital system Evans & Sutherland: Digistar 5 3D 8K

    Video system JVC : 4+1 120Hz (DLA SH7)

    Meridian resolution 6.0 K
    Stereoscopic 3D Active (120Hz/2)

    Other: Foucault Pendulum, Imax dome (same room), Science on a Sphere

    Dome: Spitz NanoSeam
    Gift Shop Yes
    Frequenting: 200000 people per year
    IMERSA member


    History: April 23, 1983: Digistar I - 1997: Digistar II - March 15, 2014: Digistar 5, new dome


    Last major evolution: 2014: Digistar 5 3D













    last update: 10/09/2020


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