Flight to the Moon

Flight to the Moon Release Date: December 2011 Clark Planetarium and NASA have partnered to create a 9-minute mini-show about NASA’s LRO and LCROSS missions to the Moon. In June 2009, two unmanned spacecraft, the LRO (Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter) and LCROSS (Lunar Crater Observation and Sensing Satellite) launched together in one Atlas 5 rocket from the Kennedy Space Center. The LRO spacecraft is mapping the moon in unprecedented detail. That October, LCROSS delivered the Centaur impactor into a shaded...

Expolding Universe

Expolding Universe Release Date: January 2014 When giant stars explode as “supernovae” they seed the galaxies with heavy elements that make planets and life possible. Some collisions we are only just now starting to understand. For example, when Black Holes collide, they can throw off some of the most energetic particles known, ripping and warping space as they go. But other outbursts have profound effects as well, such as the beauty and power of supervolcanoes which have contributed to the...

Museum of Arts and Sciences (MOAS) Planetarium

Congratulations to the Museum Of Arts and Sciences in Daytona Beach, who have unveiled their beautiful new planetarium! Installation Date: July, 2014 Curator of Astronomy, Seth Mayo, is at the helm of the new planetarium which features AVI’s 1.6K OmniStar powered by Uniview, RGB SkyLase, a new 40-foot Astro-Tec dome, 5.1 digital...

Peter F. Hurst Planetarium – Jackson Public Schools

The Peter F. Hurst Planetarium now has AVI’s 1.6K OmniStar system, powered by Uniview. Installation Date: June, 2014 The theater also has East Coast Control Systems RGB LED cove lights. With the generosity of the...

Schuele Planetarium – Lake Erie Nature and Science Center

Fran Ratka, the Planetarium Coordinator, now has the OmniStar with Uniview, cove lighting, 5.1 digital surround sound system, a refurbished 512 star projector and a new 30-foot Astro-Tec dome installed at Walter R. Schuele Planetarium. Installation Date: April, 2014   See More OmniStar...

Herbert M. Trackman Planetarium – Joliet Junior College

Congratulations to Joliet Junior College and the Herbert M. Trackman Planetarium in Joliet, IL! Art Maurer, Dr. Andrew Morrison and Dr. Noella D’Cruz now have a state-of-the-art OmniStar digital planetarium. Installation Date: January, 2014 Installation of the AVI OmniStar with Uniview, new RGBW LED cove lighting from East Coast Control Systems, a new 5.1 surround...
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