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Grand Rapids Public Museum
Grand Rapids Public Museum
Grand Rapids Public Museum
Grand Rapids Public Museum
Grand Rapids Public Museum
Grand Rapids Public Museum
Grand Rapids Public Museum
Grand Rapids Public Museum
Grand Rapids Public Museum
Grand Rapids Public Museum


Type: Museum
Opened in 1994

Address: 272 Pearl Street NW - Grand Rapids, MI 49504-5371
Country: USA
Email: info@grpm.org
Phone: +1 616-929 1700

Website: https://www.grpm.org/planetarium/
     
           

Team
Jack Daleske,







145 seats











Dome of  15.2m




Technical
Digital system Evans_and_Sutherland : Digistar 6
Software: Digistar 6

Facilities
Other: Spice (Sky-Skan)
Lasershow Yes

Operation
Frequenting: 60000 people per year

History
- 1961: 9.8m/88seats/Goto M-1
- 1994: new building, other place, 15.2m/145s/Digistar II
- March 2014: Digistar 5/new seats, dome, carpet ($1.2 million)
- 2015: GLPA
- November 2018: Digistar 6

Last major evolution: 2018: Digistar 6

Comments


Latitude: 42°57'57" N  -  Longitude: 85°40'36" W  -  Altitude: 185m

Previous installation

last update: 05/10/2023

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