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Outside Lands Podcast Episode 368: Morrison Planetarium Projector

Today's Planetarium at the California Academy of Sciences features the latest state-of-the-art digital technology. But when the Morrison Planetarium was built in 1952, it featured an optical star projector.
Outside Lands San Francisco Podcast - Mar 6, 2020

Outside Lands Podcast Episode 368: Morrison Planetarium Projector Outside Lands Podcast Episode 368: Morrison Planetarium Projector

(above) The Projector, 1955

The Morrison Planetarium opened at the California Academy of Sciences in November 1952 with a projector that was called "undoubtedly the best in the world"
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