|New Planetarium in Austria|
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|JENA, JUDENBURG/Austria, 30.01.2006. |
Carl Zeiss will equip a new planetarium in Judenburg, Austria, with the latest planetarium technology in mid-2006. The order for a SKYMASTER ZKP 4 opto-mechanical planetarium projector and a SPACEGATE QUINTO digital projection system for planetarium domes was placed by Judenburger Stadtturm Betriebs GmbH & Co KG, a company committed to the development of tourism in Judenburg.
Carl Zeiss presented both the SKYMASTER ZKP 4 and SPACEGATE with the PowerDome image generation system to the public for the first time
SKYMASTER ZKP 4 represents a new generation of the opto-mechanical small planetarium.
Fiber optics previously only available for larger Carl Zeiss projectors now also reproduce a bright, brilliant, true-to-nature night sky in this instrument category. The projectors for the sun, moon and planets are controlled individually and no longer via gear chains. This enables leaps in time or to
A further new feature of
The SPACEGATE QUINTO digital projection system transports the planetarium visitor into virtual worlds. The system comprises five video projectors developed and manufactured by
The PowerDome computer system controls the presentation and provides the image data for digital projection.
The new planetarium with an 8.5m dome will be installed in the 76m high City Tower of Judenburg, at the viewing gallery level. Dating back to the
The installation of the planetarium in the historical building presents an architectural and technolo- gical challenge. The compactness of the systems from Carl Zeiss ideally meets the requirement for maximum utilization of available space. Since the complete projection equipment is located at the dome center, the full dome area right up to the edge can be used for seating. In addition to the modern projection technology from Carl Zeiss,
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The planetarium configuration for Judenburg consisting of SKYMASTER ZKP 4 and SPACEGATE permits a combination of opto-mechanical and digital projection.
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