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Griffith Observatory
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USA , CALIFORNIA , LOS ANGELES
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Griffith Observatory
Griffith Observatory


Type: Observatory
Opened in 1935

Address: 2800 East Observatory Road - Los Angeles, CA 90027
Country: USA
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Website: http://www.griffithobservatory.org/about/history.html


Team

Dinsmore Alter (1935-1958)
Clarence Cleminshaw (1958-1969)
William J. Kaufmann III (1969-1974)







638 seats











Dome of  22.9m




Technical
Optical system ZEISS : Model-IV

Facilities

Operation

History
- May 14, 1935: 22.9m/472s/Zeiss II
- 1964: 638s/Zeiss IV
- January 6, 2002: Closed for renovation
- November 2, 2006: reopening: Zeiss IX/300s/Fulldome ($93M for all Griffith, $6.5million for Hybrid system)


Comments


Latitude: 34°07'05" N  -  Longitude: 118°18'01" W  -  Altitude: 347m

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