Strasenburgh Planetarium - Rochester, NY
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N 43° 09.139 W 077° 35.211
18T E 289666 N 4780978
Quick Description: At 657 East Avenue, Rochester, NY 14607 on the same campus as the Rochester Museum and Science Center. Named after its benefactors, Edwin and Clara Strasenburgh, it is a department of the Rochester Museum and Science Center.
Location: New York, United States
Date Posted: 2/28/2012 5:24:01 AM
Waymark Code: WMDVXF
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Marine Biologist
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Long Description:
"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." (visit link)
Planetarium Address:
657 East Avenue
Rochester, NY USA

Planetarium Website: [Web Link]

General Show Admission adults $10, seniors and college students with ID $9, ages 3–18 $8. RMSC members FREE.

Hours of Operation:
Varies: Typical weekday schedule: 2:00 PM Ring of Fire 2 (many school showings, not open to the public) Typical Friday schedule: 4:00 PM MUMMIES Typical Saturday schedule: 10:00 AM MY PLANETS 11:00 AM SUN, MOON AND STARS 1:00 PM 2012 FACT OR FICTION 2:30 PM RING OF FIRE 3:30 PM MUMMIES 4:30 PM RING OF FIRE 8:00 PM PLANETARIUM SHOW TBA 9:30 PM 70'S LASER Typical Sunday schedule: 1:00 PM RING OF FIRE 2:00 PM RING OF FIRE 3:00 PM MUMMIES 4:00 PM RING OF FIRE

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