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Walker County Schools
James A. and Shirley Smith Planetarium


USA , GEORGIA , CHICKAMAUGA
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Walker County Schools
Walker County Schools
Walker County Schools
Walker County Schools
Walker County Schools
Walker County Schools
Walker County Schools
Walker County Schools
Walker County Schools
Walker County Schools


Type: School
Opened in 2011

Address: 409 Pond Springs Road - Chickamauga, GA 30707
Country: USA
Email: planetarium@walkerschools.org
Phone: +1 706-375 7827

Website: https://www.walkerschools.org/quick-links/smith-planetarium
Website 2: https://www.timesfreepress.com/news/news/story/2011/may/05/walker-county-schools-unveils-new-planetarium/48930/
     

Team
Carl B. Allen Jr, Jim & Shirley Smith







92 seats











Dome of  12.2m




Technical
Digital system Konica-Minolta : MEDIAGLOBE-II
Video system 1 vp : Fisheye

Facilities
Observatory Yes

Operation
Frequenting: 25000 people per year

History

- March 1967: 7.6m/72s/Goto Viewlex Goto Mercury (in Rock Spring)
- 1998: closed
May 4, 2011: opening (Goto Mercury in exhibition), 92 seats donated by Nasville, 40'dome donated by Jacksonville

Last major evolution: 2012: Fulldome

Comments


Latitude: 34°51'12" N  -  Longitude: 85°18'48" W  -  Altitude: 243m

Previous installation

last update: 07/25/2022

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