This uniquely designed planetarium, 72 feet tall with a 60 foot diameter dome, contains educational exhibits including a seismograph, Focault Pendulum, holographic display, Laserium and Star Shows.
There are also NASA space exhibits consisting of Mercury II and Gemini IV spacecraft. An Air Force Thor-Able IV Missile stands alongside the planetarium. The architectural from of the planetarium is a Hyperbola of revolution.
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Full Moon Over McDonnel Planetarium