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Globe before repair

This globe is used to simulate an eclipse, but was falling apart. Now the outer layers of the globe have been repaired and the globe can be used for demonstrations leading up to the eclipse this summer.

 

From Eclipses to Science Fairs: An Archival Internship at the Buhl Planetarium

     Climbing the ladder up into the dome of the planetarium, the last thing you would expect to find are boxes of old scripts, scrapbooks, photo albums, and films. But that is exactly what the Buhl Planetarium, now located in the Carnegie Science Center, found. The original Buhl Planetarium was constructed in 1937 and opened to the public in 1939, making it the fifth planetarium to open in the United States.

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