Association of Mexican Planetariums (AMPAC)
Ignacio Castro Pinal
Ave. San Bernabe 723-Casa 7
San Jerónimo Lídice, C.P. 10200
México City, D.F. México
+52 55 5500 0562
President - Eduardo Hernández, Director Planetarium Torreón
Secretary - Carmen González , Planetarium Torreón
Treasurer - Tenoch Aguilar, Oaxaca Planetarium
Ignacio Pinal has been the IPS Affiliate representative for AMPAC for the past 20 years. He currently collaborates for The United States-Mexico Foundation for Science, in charge of High School STEM Education Programs. He collaborated for 30 years at the Museo Tecnológico de C.F.E. (Technology Museum and Planetarium), which is currently closed for renovation.
Any planetarium in Mexico may apply for AMPAC membership and so far, according to our records and the IPS Planetarium Directory, there are 42 planetariums in Mexico, small to large, including portables.