Monthly Archives: June 2014

Melbourne Planetarium Presentations at IPS2014

During the IPS2014 conference all three attendees from Museum Victoria presented papers. Tanya Hill presented – GAMA: A new astronomical dataset exploring cosmology and galaxy evolutions.  This paper was very well received as Tanya demonstrated how planetariums can now work … Continue reading

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Vendors Exhibition Hall at IPS2014

This year at IPS the Vendors Exhibition area has been staged inside an enormous marquee.  Here are a few photos of the area. Fulldome Pro are the new kids on the block, having only been in business for five years, … Continue reading

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IPS2014 Opens in Beijing

The IPS2014 conference kicked off today at the Beijing Planetarium.  Over 370 delegates from43 countries are attending. Dr Jin Zhu, director of the Beijing Planetarium, officially opened the conference.  It was a lovely ceremony, the highlight for me, was the … Continue reading

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Macao International Fulldome Festival – Award Winners!

The awards for the Macao International Fulldome Festival were announced tonight. And the winners are…. Best Children’s Production Cocomong: A Space Adventure Producer: Metaspace               Best 3D To Space and Back Producer: Sky Skan … Continue reading

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Macao International Fulldome Festival – Day One

The Macao International Fulldome Festival opened with a flourish today. And I must say day one has been an outstanding success. Everything about the festival has been organised with the utmost care, from the printed program through to the excellent … Continue reading

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A Visit to the Hong Kong Space Museum

On our way to the Macao International Fulldome Festival, Tanya Hill and I took the opportunity to visit the Hong Kong Space Museum. It is a terrific facility, a 23m dome, with 8K projection. We met with the new curator … Continue reading

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