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Planetarium takes WSU to infinity and beyond
Wayne State's full-dome planetarium gives visitors a chance to explore the universe right in the heart of Midtown. On Friday, Dec. 21, the planetarium will host its last public show of 2012.
The WSU planetarium, located in Old Main, offers free, public shows on occasional Fridays throughout the semester and features a monthly science lecture series.
Each family-friendly show consists of an interactive demonstration, a tour of the current night sky, and a full-dome film. Friday's film is IBEX: Search for the Edge of the Solar System, which follows the creation of NASA's Interstellar Boundary Explorer.
According to Director Claude Pruneau, the planetarium also boasts one of best projection systems available. Installed in 2010 and funded through the university's omnibus fee, the dual-lens, Spitz High Definition Digital System offers viewers remarkably vivid pictures as they cruise the cosmos in the 59-seat auditorium.
"It actually rivals the system in Chicago's Adler Planetarium," says Pruneau.
"The planetarium's mission is to promote science and our university by presenting fun, compelling and informative shows on the planets, stars and the universe," Pruneau adds. "All members of the Wayne State community are welcome to attend our public shows. We hope folks will come and visit us to explore, discover and be inspired by the planetarium."
Visit www.planetarium.wayne.edu for more information and a list of events. While reservations for public shows are not required, early arrival is recommended.