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Pink Palace Family of Museums
The Sharpe Planetarium


USA , TENNESSEE , MEMPHIS
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Pink Palace Family of Museums
Pink Palace Family of Museums
Pink Palace Family of Museums
Pink Palace Family of Museums


Type: Museum
Opened in 1978

Address: 3050 Central Avenue - Memphis, TN 38111
Country: USA
Email: info@memphismuseums.gov
Phone: +1 901-636 2362

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

Team
David Branch, Steve Pike (director museum),David C. Maness (director ?-2024 retired)







145 seats











Dome of  15.2m




Technical
Digital system Konica-Minolta : SUPER-MEDIAGLOBE-II
Video system 1 vp : Fisheye
Meridian resolution 2.4 K
Dome: Astro-Tec

Facilities

Operation

History
- December 1954: 6.1m/60s/Spitz A-1
- 1978: 15.2m/130s/Viewlex-Minolta 1015 (S IV??)
- 1998: renovation (epi-centrique)
- Sept. 2014: closed for great renovation ($1.2 million)
- January 30, 2016: re-opening
- June 2018: SEPA/WAC + MUG (Mediaglobe Users Group)

Last major evolution: 2016: Fulldome

Comments


Latitude: 35°07'32" N  -  Longitude: 89°57'33" W  -  Altitude: 88m

Previous installation

last update: 07/10/2024

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