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Vanderbilt Museum
Charles and Helen Reichert Planetarium


USA , NEW YORK , CENTERPORT
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Vanderbilt Museum
Vanderbilt Museum
Vanderbilt Museum
Vanderbilt Museum
Vanderbilt Museum
Vanderbilt Museum
Vanderbilt Museum
Vanderbilt Museum
Vanderbilt Museum
Vanderbilt Museum


Type: Museum
Opened in 1971

Address: 180 Little Neck Road - Centerport, NY 11721-0605
Country: USA
Email: lorraine@vanderbiltmuseum.org
Phone: +1 631-854 5538

Website: https://www.vanderbiltmuseum.org/vanderbilt-planetarium/
     
                 

Team
Lorraine S. Vernola (director education), Dave Bush (director)







147 seats











Dome of  18.3m




Technical
Optical system Konica-Minolta : Infinium L
Digital system Sky-Skan : Definiti multi channel
Software: DigitalSky 2
Video system JVC : SH7NLG
Video Lens: 1+1 center
Meridian resolution 4.0 K

Facilities
Observatory Rolling roof: 16-inch Meade
Gift Shop Yes
Lasershow AVI Skylase
Portable: Starlab

Operation

History

- 1971: Goto Jupiter
- 2010: James H. Sharp passed away
- early 2012 closed to renovation until March 15, 2013: GeminiStar III on lift (+ seats +carpeting + lobby + roof tiles + air-conditioning) $4 million

Last major evolution: 2013: Hybrid system

Comments


Latitude: 40°54'18" N  -  Longitude: 73°22'01" W  -  Altitude: 45m

Previous installation

last update: 12/19/2021

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