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Seymour Planetarium


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Springfield Museums
Springfield Museums
Springfield Museums
Springfield Museums
Springfield Museums
Springfield Museums
Springfield Museums
Springfield Museums
Springfield Museums
Springfield Museums
Springfield Museums


Type: Museum
Opened in 1937

Address: 21 Edwards Street - Springfield, MA 01103
Country: USA
Email: info@springfieldmuseums.org
Phone: +1 413-263 6800

Website: https://springfieldmuseums.org/about/springfield-science-museum/seymour-planetarium/
Website 2: https://archive.ph/PEkbT


Team
Kevin Kopchynski, Michael Kerr







94 seats











Dome of  10.4m




Technical
Optical system Prototype : Korkosz
Digital system ZEISS : Velvet
Software: Uniview
Meridian resolution 2.6 K

Facilities
Observatory dome on the roof: 20-inch
Gift Shop Museum store
Portable: Starlab

Operation

History
- Dedicated on October 20, 1937 (projector built by Frank and John Korkosz)
- January 1996: restoration (Steve Pielock and Richard Sanderson)
- March 2020: renovation: new console, chairs, carpeting,
- March 2023: Digital Zeiss

Last major evolution: 2023: Digital

Comments


Latitude: 42°06'15" N  -  Longitude: 72°35'08" W  -  Altitude: 32m

Previous installation

last update: 05/04/2023

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