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Queen Victoria Museum & Art Gallery
Launceston Planetarium


AUSTRALIA , TASMANIA , LAUNCESTON
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Queen Victoria Museum & Art Gallery
Queen Victoria Museum & Art Gallery
Queen Victoria Museum & Art Gallery
Queen Victoria Museum & Art Gallery


Type: Museum
Opened in 1968

Address: 2 Invernay Road - Launceston Tasmania 7248
Country: AUSTRALIA
Email: enquiries@qvmag.tas.gov.au
Phone: +61 3-6323-3777

Website: https://www.qvmag.tas.gov.au/Planetarium
     
                 

Team
Chris Arkless







41 seats











Dome of  8.0m




Technical
Optical system ZEISS : ZKP3B
Digital system Evans_and_Sutherland : Digistar 7
Software: Digistar 7
Video system 1 vp : Mirrordome, fisheye or 2 projectors?
Dome: Fibreglass (the same since 1967, 27 pieces)

Facilities

Operation
Staff: 7 people

History
- 1968: Zeiss ZKP1 (see 997)
- Oct. 12, 2009: new building: Zeiss ZKP3
- February 2015: upgrade (from DOS to Windows)
- when?: Mirrordome, Shira Player
- 2023: Digistar 7

Last major evolution: 2023: Digistar 7

Comments


Latitude: 41°25'41" S  -  Longitude: 147°08'26" E  -  Altitude: 4m

Previous installation

last update: 03/31/2024

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