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The Casper Planetarium was founded in 1966 and offers a variety of educational and entertainment programming about astronomy. When it opened, the planetarium had what was then a state-of-the-art projector called the art Spitz star machine. This operated until 2006, when it was decided, after the planetarium's 40th anniversary, that a new one was needed. The new Konica-Minolta Mediaglobe was installed soon after thanks the support of two education foundations. It was the world's first all dome, color, and single projector planetarium system.


  • The Casper Planetarium was founded in 1966 and today features the world's first all dome, color, and single projector planetarium system.
"History." Casper Planetarium. Accessed May 13, 2015.  http://www.casperplanetarium.com/history.
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