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Museum Victoria
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Melbourne Planetarium


AUSTRALIA , VICTORIA , MELBOURNE
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Museum Victoria
Museum Victoria
Museum Victoria
Museum Victoria
Museum Victoria
Museum Victoria
Museum Victoria
Museum Victoria
Museum Victoria
Museum Victoria
Museum Victoria
Museum Victoria


Type: Science Center
Opened in 1999

Address: 2 Booker street - Spotswood - Victoria 3015
Country: AUSTRALIA
Email: mvplanet@museum.vic.gov.au
Phone: +61 3-9392-4800

Website: https://museumsvictoria.com.au/scienceworks/visiting/melbourne-planetarium/
     
                 

Team
Warik Lawrance,







130 seats











Dome of  16.0m




Technical
Digital system Evans_and_Sutherland : Digistar 7
Software: Digistar 7
Video system Sony : VPL-GTZ280
Video Lens: 4+2
Meridian resolution 6.8 K
Sound 7.1
Cove light: Led cove lighting
Dome: Astro-Tec, 53%

Facilities

Operation

History
- 1965 to 1997: HV McKay planetarium: 10m/ GOTO M-1
- August 26, 1999: new location: 16m/Digistar II
- 2005: Sky-Skan system (5+1 CRT)
- IPS 2006
- March 9, 2019: Digistar 6 (8K)($1.2million)
- January 2024: Digistar 7

Last major evolution: 2024: Digistar 7

Comments


Latitude: 37°49'56" S  -  Longitude: 144°53'37" E  -  Altitude: 10m

Previous installation

last update: 04/11/2024

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