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Tulare County Office of Education (TCOE)
Sam B. Pena Planetarium


USA , CALIFORNIA , VISALIA
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Tulare County Office of Education (TCOE)
Tulare County Office of Education (TCOE)
Tulare County Office of Education (TCOE)
Tulare County Office of Education (TCOE)
Tulare County Office of Education (TCOE)
Tulare County Office of Education (TCOE)
Tulare County Office of Education (TCOE)
Tulare County Office of Education (TCOE)
Tulare County Office of Education (TCOE)
Tulare County Office of Education (TCOE)


Type: School
Opened in 2015

Address: 11535 Avenue 264 - Visalia, CA 93277
Country: USA
Email: conanp@tcoe.org
Phone: +1 559-737 6433

Website: https://www.visitvisalia.com/account/sam-b-pena-planetarium
Website 2: http://www.tcoe.org/Planetarium/


Team
Conan Palmer







70 seats











Dome of  9.1m




Technical
Optical system SPITZ : A3P
Digital system Ash_Enterprises : Warped-Media

Facilities
Gift Shop Galaxy Gift Shop

Operation
Frequenting: 25000 people per year

History
- 1970: 7.6m/40s/epicentric (Sam Pena director)
- 1975: Viewlex Apollo
- 2002: 9.1m/70s/Spitz A3P
- 2008: Fulldome (Ash Enterprises)
- Fall 2015: moved to new location and building ($3.9 million)

Last major evolution: 2015: New building

Comments


Latitude: 36°16'07" N  -  Longitude: 119°18'50" W  -  Altitude: 94m

Previous installation

last update: 07/09/2022

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