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Judith W. Freeman Astronomy Center
St. Mary's Dominican Planetarium
Louisiana Nature and Science Center (LNSC)


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Judith W. Freeman Astronomy Center
Judith W. Freeman Astronomy Center
Judith W. Freeman Astronomy Center
Judith W. Freeman Astronomy Center
Judith W. Freeman Astronomy Center
Judith W. Freeman Astronomy Center
Judith W. Freeman Astronomy Center
Judith W. Freeman Astronomy Center
Judith W. Freeman Astronomy Center


Type: Nature Center
Opened in 1987
Closed now
Address: 5700 Read Boulevard - New Orleans, LA 70127
Country: USA
Email: air@auduboninstitute.org
Phone: +1 504-581 4629

Website: http://www.auduboninstitute.org/lnc/tour_planetarium.htm


Team
Mark Trotter (1987-2000)
Dennis Cowles (2000-2004)
Julie Conway (2004-August 2005)







66 seats











Dome of  9.1m




Technical
Optical system SPITZ : A4

Facilities
Other: Imax 35mm (not in the same theater)

Operation

History
- 1987: 9.1m/66s/Spitz A4 (equipment from planetarium at St. Mary's Dominican College, closed)
- when?: merged with Audubon Institute, renamed: Audubon Louisiana Nature Center
- August 2005: Hurricane Katrina (permanently closed)
- 2013: building destroyed
- 2017: new planetarium (almost same place)


Comments


Latitude: 30°01'52" N  -  Longitude: 89°57'49" W  -  Altitude: 1m

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