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    Planetarium Sheet
    Katsushika City Museum
    葛飾区郷土と天文の博物館


    JAPAN - KATSUSHIKA - TOKYO


    Type: Museum

    Address: 3-25-1 Shiratori - Katsushika-ku, 125-0063
    Country: JAPAN

    Latitude: 35°45'10" N  -  Longitude: 139°50'35" E  -  Altitude: 2m

    Website: http://www.museum.city.katsushika.lg.jp/
    Website 2: http://www.museum.city.katsushika.lg.jp/planetarium/index.php

    Email: 
    Phone: +81 3-3838-1101
    Fax: +81 3-5680
    Director or contact: Tatsuyuki Arai (director)

    Opened in 1991

    Dome of  18.0m
    Capacity of 140 seats
    Oriented Yes
    Tilt 15°

    Optical system Konica-Minolta: Infinium Σ
    Digital system Konica-Minolta: Media Globe Σ
    Software: DigitalSky Dark Matter
    Video system Sony : VPL-GTZ280 (1+1)

    Meridian resolution 4.0 K
    Sound Martin Audio 6.4

    Other: July 20, 1991: 180s/Goto 70mm, Foucault pendulum, Interactive seats

    Dome: 2018
    Exhibit area: 1200m²
    Observatory 6m dome on the roof: Nikon 250mm Refrator, 4m dome: 300mm Gregory solar telescope

    Gift Shop Yes
    Frequenting: 50000 people per year

    History: March 1991: Infinium Beta + Fulldome - March 2007: 172s/Infinium beta + 6 Barco Sim4 (Sky-Skan) - Nov. 2017: closed to renovations - June 16, 2018: re-opening: 140s/Infinium Sigma/4K/new dome


    Last major evolution: 2018: Hybrid system 4K

    Previous installation















    last update: 05/19/2019


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