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APS 2014 – Grigoryan Brothers perform Natural Satellite

As a special treat to open APS 2014, Slava and Leonard Grigoryan are back at the Melbourne Planetarium for an encore performance of the astronomy-inspired guitar duet Natural Satellite. The event will be held at the Melbourne Planetarium at 8pm, … Continue reading

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APS2014 conference – Preliminary Program

The APS2014 conference is now only two months away and is shaping up to be our biggest yet. While many details are still to be finalised I have already received several requests for the program. And so here is the … Continue reading

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APS2014 conference – Hidden Universe 3D

I am pleased to announce that the forthcoming APS2014 conference will include a screening of the IMAX film Hidden Universe 3D. Hidden Universe 3D takes audiences on a breathtaking journey deep into space in the cinematic medium that transports audiences … Continue reading

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APS 2014 conference – First announcement

The dates for the APS 2014 conference have now been finalized.  The meeting will take place at the Melbourne Planetarium at Scienceworks on the 17th & 18th of February.  Following on from the APS meeting in Brisbane earlier this year, … Continue reading

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Fulldome Showcases at the Melbourne International Film Festival

The Melbourne International Film Festival is coming up again soon.  The Melbourne planetarium has again been invited to run Fulldome Showcases that display the best of Fulldome Cinema.  These showcases are always popular.  There are two showcases screening on Saturday … 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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Melbourne Planetarium Upgrade – Part 3

It’s now a case of out with the old and in with the new.  We are now four days into the upgrade and here you can see our six Barco 909 projectors finally removed from the dome and waiting to … Continue reading

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Melbourne Planetarium Upgrade – Part 2

This may just look like a bunch of boxes but they have everyone at the Melbourne Planetarium quite excited. These seven pallets contain all of the computers, projectors, speakers and cabling for our forthcoming upgrade. The installation is only seven … Continue reading

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Melbourne Planetarium Upgrade

In May last year the Victorian State Government committed ongoing funds to support the technology of the Melbourne Planetarium. This funding begins from July 2013. This is really exciting news as it means not only can we upgrade our tired … Continue reading

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Melbourne Festival

The Melbourne Planetarium is pleased to announce that it will be involved with the upcoming Melbourne Festival. On Monday the 15th of October, the planetarium will be screening Lynette Wallworth’s entrancing fulldome film Coral: Rekindling Venus. Australian installation artist Lynette … Continue reading

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