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Evans_and_Sutherland Digistar



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From 1983 to 1983
Number of copies: 2


Number of stars: 400



History:
Built in 1979 by Stephen McAllister and Brent Watson (Yale Bright Star Catalogue) in Salt Lake City.
Fisheye 43mm f2.8, 160 deg. monochromatic green
A laboratory prototype of Digistar was used to generate the star fields in the science fiction film Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan. Filming was done directly from the Digistar display in the lab from November 1982 to February 1983 (Wikipedia).
First installation: Richmond with an Omnimax

List of planetariums using this projector


                       

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