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A new 4K Hybrid Planetarium in Czech Republic

In Brno, Czech Republic, a new Hybrid Planetarium has been opened on November 1st 2013.

Originally equipped with a Starball system from ZEISS, Digitarium is now equipped with a brand new CHRONOS II from GOTO Inc and InSpace System 2C 4K Hybrid, powered by SkyExplorer V3 and 2 projectors 4K SH7 from JVC.

This project shows once again the effectiveness collaboration between GOTO and RSA Cosmos as well as the excellent work of NOWATRON Elektronik that has lead the project from the beginning to the end. Robert Odehnal who represents NOWATRON speaks in this words :
« After a tough fight we finally succeeded in getting the contract, and on top of that in such version that is currently the best solution available on the market. »

After 10 months of work needed for this renovation, the planetarium is welcoming schools and families since November 2nd to make them discover the sky, as Roman Onderka, mayor of the city says : « The other dimensions are not far from Brno now. »

After only 1 month and a half of operation, the planetarium has already attracted 25 000 visitors. Almost a World Record !

To go further…

Brno’s planetarium website

Brno’s planetarium Facebook page

GOTO’s website

NOWATRON Elektronik’s website