Visit to Hayden Planaterium -- The projector is gone?

  • B
  • Thread starter Thecla
  • Start date
  • #1
115
8
Summary:
What happened to the projector?
As a kid I always liked going to the Hayden Planetarium. Stars were projected on the dome that a city kid could only dream of seeing.But that was a long time ago.I went there recently and the projector is gone. They now show movies projected on the dome with some special effects.Don't you think young children would be amazed to see what the stars look like from a rural observing site?. Bring back the projector!
 

Answers and Replies

  • #2
Doc Al
Mentor
45,251
1,602
I loved that projector! :oldcry:
 
  • #3
115
8
I visited the planetarium twice in the last 10 years . There were celebrity narrators, Leonard Nemoy and Neil de Grasse Tyson, narrating a movie projected onto a hemisphere. This could have been shown in a regular movie theater. They should show the night sky in all its glory.
 
  • #4
DaveE
Science Advisor
Gold Member
1,917
1,544
I would guess that you could do a better job with a computer and some lasers now. I'm not sure the hardware is the problem with the content you saw.
 

Related Threads on Visit to Hayden Planaterium -- The projector is gone?

Replies
23
Views
2K
Replies
51
Views
12K
  • Last Post
Replies
18
Views
12K
  • Last Post
Replies
1
Views
2K
  • Last Post
Replies
17
Views
4K
Replies
45
Views
5K
Replies
37
Views
6K
  • Last Post
Replies
13
Views
10K
Replies
8
Views
2K
Top