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University of Minnesota Duluth (UMD)
Swenson College of Science and Engineering
Marshall W. Alworth Planetarium


USA , MINNESOTA , DULUTH
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University of Minnesota Duluth (UMD)
University of Minnesota Duluth (UMD)
University of Minnesota Duluth (UMD)
University of Minnesota Duluth (UMD)


Type: School
Opened in 1967

Address: 1023 University Drive, 371 Marshall W. Alworth Hall, - Duluth, MN 55812
Country: USA
Email: planet@d.umn.edu
Phone: +1 218-726 7129

Website: https://scse.d.umn.edu/marshall-w-alworth-planetarium
     
                 

Team
Jessica Rogers







65 seats











Dome of  9.1m




Technical
Digital system Evans_and_Sutherland : Digistar-Lite
Software: Digistar 7
Video system 1 vp : Fisheye
Dome: alu microperforated

Facilities
Observatory Yes
Gift Shop Yes
Portable: Geodome (Sept. 2015)

Operation
Frequenting: 10000 people per year

History
- 1967: 9.1m/65s/Spitz A3P
- 2011: great renovation (seats, lighting, controls for the projector, sound + gift shop)
- 2016: lift for the Spitz projector
- March 2020 to March 2022: closed (Covid)
- 2023: Dlite (E&S)


Comments


Latitude: 46°48'58" N  -  Longitude: 92°05'13" W  -  Altitude: 336m

Previous installation

last update: 03/31/2024

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