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    Planetarium Sheet
    William J. McCallion Planetarium
    McMaster University


    CANADA - HAMILTON - ONTARIO


    Type: School

    Address: 1280 Main Street West, Burke Science Building, - Hamilton, Ontario L8S 4M1
    Country: CANADA

    Latitude: 43°15'43" N  -  Longitude: 79°55'14" W  -  Altitude: 102m

    Website: http://www.physics.mcmaster.ca/planetarium/
         
    Email: planetarium@physics.mcmaster.ca
    Phone: +1 905-525-9140 ext. 2777
    Fax: +1 905-546

    Opened in 1954

    Dome of  7.3m
    Capacity of 35 seats
    Oriented No
    Tilt No

    Digital system Digitalis Education: Digitarium Alpha 2
    Software: Nightshade
    Video system 1 vp : Fisheye



    Other: 1 LCD Panasonic


    History: 1949: Projector Spitz purchased (war-surplus parachute as dome) - 5 November 1949: show for the Royal Astronomical Society of Canada) - 26 September 1952: 5.5m cardboard dome/60s/Spitz - 15 October 1954: new Burke Science building/6.7m
     1961: Spitz A2 - 1992: Spitz A3P - 2008 : Digitarium

    Last major evolution: 2008: Digital

    Previous installation



















    last update: 04/05/2020


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