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Planetarium of Nantes
Planétarium de Nantes


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Planetarium of Nantes
Planetarium of Nantes
Planetarium of Nantes
Planetarium of Nantes
Planetarium of Nantes
Planetarium of Nantes
Planetarium of Nantes
Planetarium of Nantes
Planetarium of Nantes


Type: Planetarium
Opened in 1981

Address: 8 Rue des Acadiens - 44100 Nantes
Country: FRANCE
Email: planetarium@nantesmetropole.fr
Phone: 02 40-73-99-23

Website: https://planetarium.nantesmetropole.fr
     
     

Team
Veronique Dubois (director)
Daniel Audeon
Vincent Jean Victor
Estebann Boureau







59 seats











Dome of  8.0m




Technical
Digital system RSA-Cosmos : SkyExplorer Duo
Software: SkyExplorer
Video system Sony : VPL-XW7000ES
Video Lens: 1+1 cove + 2 Navitar Fisheye
Meridian resolution 3.8 K
Sound 5.1 speakers + amplifier + sub: QSC, processor: Xilica XD8080, mixer: Allen&Heath, Headset + transmitter + receiver: Sennheiser (SK 100 GA-A, ME 3-II)
Cove light: Yes
Dome: Fiber glass (1980)
Seat: Master Industries

Facilities
Other: self-calibration, 2 Prods station,
Exhibit area: 25m²
Observatory portable telescopes
Gift Shop Yes
Portable: LSS 2K (4m + 6m domes)

Operation
Frequenting: 63683 people per year
Sessions: 1772 per year
Staff: 7 people

History
- May 18, 1981: Zeiss ZKP2
- since 2002: Headquarters of the WPD (planetariums database)
- May 2005: APLF meeting + IPS small planetariums meeting
- Oct. 2005: Digital (400,000 euros)
- Fall 2013: Barco F35, sound, coverleds, SkyE
- Fall 2019: new computers + optical fibers
- Mars 2020: closed to renovation (and Covid-19): +8 seats, moving the console, carpet, paint, new air conditioning (Covid-19)
- July 2021: reopening (40 years)
- June 2023: 4K projectors + Navitar

Last major evolution: 2023: Projectors

Comments


Latitude: 47°12'07" N  -  Longitude: 1°34'38" W  -  Altitude: 30m

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last update: 06/26/2023

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