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The $1,000,000 Adler Planetarium comprising of an observatory and astronomical museum the only one in U.S.A. is situated at the north end of the lake front island off Roosevelt Road. One of the features of the planetarium is the $90,000 Zeiss projector built in Jena, Germany. The instrument reflects the planets and stars on a vaulted dome. An audience of several hundred will be seated comfortably in the lecture hall.

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Alder Planetarium and Astronomical Museum (Chicago, Illinois), Galleries & Museums, Astronomy

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