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Mobile domes are an important part of planetarium outreach and serve countless people who otherwise would never experience astronomy and the stars under the magic of the dome.
The Lhoumeau Sky-System is a concept of a planetarium projector that can be made at low cost for small and medium planetariums. All instructions are shared under a Creative Commons license.
The University of Washington's Astronomy Department (Seattle, Washington), based on experience in establishing its own mobile planetarium outreach, has published a Do-It-Yourself guide to making making your own.
A dome-building guide from Adam Goss in Broomfield, Colorado. Click on the picture of the cover to download the pdf document.
Also check out his website at www.diyplanetarium.com
From Krieger Science
A site designed for home schooler science, but also open to anyone interested. Categories of science covered are anatomy, astronomy, chemistry, general commentary, measurement, mechanics, music, and optics.
In the astronomy section you'll find a number of downloadable materials, and also
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