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    Planetarium Sheet
    Wilhelm-Foerster-Sternwarte
    Planetarium am Insulaner Berlin


    GERMANY - BERLIN - BERLIN


    Type: Planetarium

    Address: Munsterdamm 90 (Am Insulaner) - 12169 Berlin
    Country: GERMANY

    Latitude: 52°27'27" N  -  Longitude: 13°20'58" E  -  Altitude: 49m

    Website: https://www.planetarium.berlin/planetarium-am-insulaner-wilhelm-foerster-sternwarte
         
               
    Email: insulaner@planetarium.berlin
    Phone: +49 30-790-0930

    Director or contact: Tim Florian Horn (president stiftung),

    Opened in 1965

    Dome of  20.0m
    Capacity of 291 seats
    Oriented Yes
    Tilt No

    Optical system ZEISS : Model-VB
    Digital system Evans_and_Sutherland : Digistar 6
    Software: SCISS Uniview
    Video system Zeiss : Velvet
    Video Lens: 6+2
    Meridian resolution 7.0 K


    Dome: Astro-Tec, 65%
    Observatory 11m dome: 304mm refractor (Bamberg 1889) - 5m dome: 152mm refractor (Zeiss) + 150mm refractor (Busch) + 120mm refractor (Zeiss, H alpha) - 7m dome: 750mm reflector (Zeiss)

    Lasershow Omicron-Laserage (1997)
    Frequenting: 85000 people per year

    History: January 30, 1963: observatory (Carl Bassen architect) - June 16, 1965: 20m/300s/Zeiss IV (Carl Bassen architect) - 1967: Zeiss IV B (V) - 2003: new dome and seats - 2010: Fulldome - 2017: Digistar6 + 8 Velvet (~7K)


    Last major evolution: 2017: Digistar 6 (7K)

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    last update: 12/02/2020


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