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Museum of Science
Charles Hayden Planetarium


USA , MASSACHUSETTS , BOSTON
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Museum of Science
Museum of Science
Museum of Science
Museum of Science


Type: Museum
Opened in 1958

Address: 1 Science Park - Boston, MA 02114
Country: USA
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Website: https://www.mos.org/planetarium60/history


Team
Daryl Davis, Robin Symonds







316 seats











Dome of  18.3m




Technical
Optical system ZEISS : Model-VI

Facilities
Observatory Gilliland Observatory: dome on the roof: Celestron 11-inch

Operation
Frequenting: 185000 people per year

History
- 1948: portable
- October 20, 1958: 18.3m/314s/Prototype Korkosz
- 6 September 1970: last show with Korkosz (13,103 show for 2 millions visitors)
- 7 December 1970 (Jan. 1971): reopening: 18.3m/316s/Zeiss VI
- 1987: Laserium
- 1995: Laser Fantasy
- 2003: AVI
- 2009: closed
- December 2010: 17.4m/209s/Zeiss ZMP/Hybrid 2 Sony SRX-T110 + AVI Omniscan laser
- 9 February 2011: official reopening ($9m, $2m for Zeiss + $1.5m fulldome, seats, dome)


Comments


Latitude: 42°22'00" N  -  Longitude: 71°04'12" W  -  Altitude: 3m

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