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The September 2020 Planetarian

This issue is currently available for members only. Members: first sign in and then download the June 2020 Planetarian (PDF).

The first IPS elected Board members in the new the IPS governance system became active during the Saturday, June 20 IPS Council meeting.

Zeiss Model 1 planetarium projector

2023: The 100th birthday of the planetarium projector

Get ready to celebrate—help make this birthday (invented in 1923) a truly stellar event.
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IPS awarded COVID-19 Mini Grants—to assist planetariums and planetarians during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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