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Sci-Port: Discovery Center
Dayna and Ronald L. Sawyer Space Dome Planetarium


USA , LOUISIANA , SHREVEPORT
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Sci-Port: Discovery Center
Sci-Port: Discovery Center
Sci-Port: Discovery Center
Sci-Port: Discovery Center
Sci-Port: Discovery Center
Sci-Port: Discovery Center
Sci-Port: Discovery Center
Sci-Port: Discovery Center
Sci-Port: Discovery Center


Type: Science Center
Opened in 2006

Address: 820 Clyde Fant Parkway - Shreveport, LA 71101
Country: USA
Email: gandrews@sciport.org
Phone: +1 318-424 8674

Website: https://sci-port.org/planetarium/
     
                 

Team
Greg Andrews







50 seats









Tilt 45°

Dome of  12.2m




Technical
Digital system Evans_and_Sutherland : Digistar3 Laser
Software: Digistar 3
Meridian resolution 4.0 K
Sound 5.1 Bowen Technovation
Dome: Spitz

Facilities
Other:
Imax (70mm/15perf. other room: 18m/178s/Dec. 1998)
Foucault pendulum
Exhibit area: 2320m²
Observatory dome on the roof
Gift Shop Yes
Portable: Starlab

Operation

History
- 1964: 9.1m/100s/Spitz A3P (city-owned)
- 2005: closed
- 2006: building destroyed
- 2006: New building ($18.1 million)


Comments
strange aera: open room, flat floor but dome very tilted (45deg?) and 2 levels of balconies


Latitude: 32°30'48" N  -  Longitude: 93°44'30" W  -  Altitude: 52m

Previous installation

last update: 07/15/2023

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