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Montgomery College
Planetarium


USA , MARYLAND , TAKOMA PARK
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Montgomery College
Montgomery College
Montgomery College
Montgomery College
Montgomery College
Montgomery College


Type: School
Opened in 1961
Closed now
Address: 7621 Fenton Street - Takoma Park, MD 20912
Country: USA
Email: Harold.Williams@montgomerycollege.edu
Phone: +1 240-567-1463

Website: https://www.montgomerycollege.edu/academics/stem/science-engineering-technology/planetarium.html
Website 2: http://www2.montgomerycollege.edu/departments/planet/
     

Team
Harold Williams (1990-)







42 seats











Dome of  7.3m




Technical
Digital system SPITZ : SciDome XD
Software: Starry Night, Layer Earth
Video system 2 vp : 1+1 center
Meridian resolution 2.5 K

Facilities
Other: Removable seats
Observatory 13 inch Dobson

Operation

History
- 1961: Spitz A2
- Spitz 512
- April 2016: Fulldome
- June 2019: closed
- 2021: destroyed
- Fall 2022: new Science Center at Takoma Park/Silver Spring campus into 15.3m dome (with the same projector)

Last major evolution: 2016: Digital

Comments


Latitude: 38°59'01" N  -  Longitude: 77°01'18" W  -  Altitude: 101m

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last update: 06/03/2023

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