Strasenburgh Planetarium

Local nameStrasenburgh Planetarium
LocationRochester, USA

The Strasenburgh Planetarium is a public planetarium located at 663 East Avenue in the city of Rochester, New York. It is named after its benefactors, Edwin and Clara Strasenburgh. It is a department of the Rochester Museum and Science Center. The Planetarium was dedicated on September 14, 1968. The 65-foot-diameter Star Theater originally seated 240 people. The original seats were replaced in 1985; as currently configured, the theater seats 225. The Star Theater houses the first Zeiss Mark VI planetarium projector; it is still in daily operation. The planetarium received world-wide attention by being the first to be computer automated. It was known for both its technical and programming innovations.

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More information and contact

Wikipedia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Strasenburgh_Planetarium

Official website http://www.rmsc.org/strasenburghplanetarium/

Address 657 East Avenue, Rochester, NY 14607, USA

Coordinates 43°9'7.791" N -77°35'12.515" E

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