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    Planetarium Sheet
    Cite de l'Espace
    Astralia


    FRANCE - TOULOUSE - OCCITANIE


    Member

    Type: Space Center

    Address: Avenue Jean Gonord (BP 5855) - 31506 Toulouse (Cedex 5)
    Country: FRANCE

    Latitude: 43°35'10" N  -  Longitude: 1°29'29" E  -  Altitude: 145m

    Website: https://www.cite-espace.com/cite-de-lespace/planetarium/
         
                     
    Email: standard@cite-espace.com
    Phone: +33 (0) 820-377-223

    Director or contact: Jean-Baptiste Desbois (CEO), Sandra Henry-Baudot (Events & shows manager), Pascal Prieur

    Opened in 2005

    Dome of  19.8m
    Capacity of 280 seats
    Oriented Yes
    Tilt 10°

    Digital system RSA-Cosmos : InSpaceSystem Real 8K
    Software: SkyExplorer 4
    Video system Sony : VPL GTZ280
    Video Lens: 5+4+1
    Meridian resolution 8.0 K
    Sound 11.8 (46 speakers Horus + 8 subwoofer)

    Other: Imax 3D (other theatre) - interactive seats

    Dome: Astro-Tec, 53%, 10 deg.
    Seat: Figueras: 5036 Top

    Exhibit area: 4000m²
    Observatory dome: 406mm Meade + GM4000

    Gift Shop Yes
    Frequenting: 157000 people per year

    History: 
    - 2005: extension de la Cite, Astralia : 2nd planetarium + IMax 3D (flat)
    - 2013: 304000 visitors (all Cite)
    - 2014: Observatoire
    - March 6 to July 5, 2017: renovation et upgrade 2 planetariums (dome painting, seats, carpet, projectors,
     system, seats connected): 1.9 millions euros
    - 20th birthday
    - IPS2018 (July)

    Last major evolution: 2017: 8K















    last update: 02/23/2022


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