Monthly Archives: June 2013

Sydney Observatory Planetarium

I’ve posted this from Sydney Observatory’s page on Facebook. — Mark Rigby “The Sydney Planetarium is now installed and ready for the school holidays. How many digital planetaria around the world have a marble fireplace? The sky is always clear, … Continue reading

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Russia / Kazakhstan Trip

Last week, I returned from my latest trip to Russia and my first to the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan for the most recent Soyuz crew launch to the International Space Station. It was a long-time dream to go to Baikonur … Continue reading

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Melbourne Planetarium Upgrade – Part 4

..and then there was light! And what a fantastic light it is. On Monday the Melbourne Planetarium re-opened to the public with new projectors and audio. The image looks terrific, it is much brighter, the colors are much more vivid, … Continue reading

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Travels in May 2013

As some of you may know I spent the month of May in Hong Kong and China working on various projects, among them a few related to dome work. In my travels this included visits to three very similar planetariums: … Continue reading

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