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The Bishop Museum of Science and Nature
Bishop Planetarium


USA , FLORIDA , BRADENTON
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The Bishop Museum of Science and Nature
The Bishop Museum of Science and Nature
The Bishop Museum of Science and Nature
The Bishop Museum of Science and Nature
The Bishop Museum of Science and Nature
The Bishop Museum of Science and Nature
The Bishop Museum of Science and Nature
The Bishop Museum of Science and Nature
The Bishop Museum of Science and Nature


Type: Museum
Opened in 1966

Address: 201 10th Street West - Bradenton, FL 34205
Country: USA
Email: info@bishopscience.org
Phone: +1 941-746 4131
Fax/cell: +1 941-747 2556
Website: https://bishopscience.org/the-planetarium/
     
           

Team
Dina Tigeleiro







125 seats









Tilt 15°

Dome of  15.2m




Technical
Digital system Evans_and_Sutherland : Digistar 6
Software: Digistar 6
Video system JVC : Laser
Video Lens: 1+1 cove
Meridian resolution 4.0 K
Sound digital 25,000 watt Dolby 5.1 surround sound system
Dome: Astro-Tec, 39%, 15 deg.

Facilities
Observatory dome on the roof

Operation

History

- 1966: new building with planetarium: 15.24m/195s/Spitz STP
- Lasershow?
- 23 August 2001: destroyed by fire
- June 2005: 15,2m Fulldome Sky-Skan 6+1 Sim4 ($4.5million)
- Oct. 2013: Digistar 5
- February 2018: seats carpeting
- 10 April 2019: new name
- 2020: Digistar 6

Last major evolution: 2020: Digistar 6

Comments


Latitude: 27°29'54" N  -  Longitude: 82°34'17" W  -  Altitude: 2m

Previous installation

last update: 07/22/2022

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