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IPS 2016 is in Warsaw, Poland, 19-25 June 2016.
Galileoscope Educational Telescope Kits
are now specially branded for the International Year of Light (IYL) 2015. Planetarium shops interested in carrying Galileoscope Kits can buy them wholesale at $25 each and sell them in their stores and websites for $50 or thereabouts. See the announcement on the IYL2015 website.
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What's new on this site:
The June 2015 Planetarian is now available in pdf format online. Go to the Planetarian online link on the Members Only tab to check it out.
A Guide to Conducting Educational Research in the Planetarium
Specialized teams create compelling animations to visualize stories of science
Working with HST data at home
Why NSC’s We Are Astronomers focuses on the people side of astronomy data
ART 360: Bringing art to fulldome
Free planetarium multimedia and programming on the IPS Free Media pages
2015 June 10: From Earth to the Universe, 30 min, 4K ESO-produced show
2015 June 4 Aurora Storm, 11 min NASA-funded show about northern lights.
Free Exhibit: Many Inspired Steps, for the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 Moon landing, July 2019, created by Dr. Thomas A. Lesser, formerly Senior Lecturer at the American Museum-Hayden Planetarium. The exhibition consists of 47 panels (PDFs), intended to be 2x3 feet. See website for online application form.