Dear friends of Answers in Genesis,
The spectacular planetarium at the Creation Museum with unique biblical and scientific based programs has had an incredible impact. It presents a clear contrast to the myth of stellar evolutionary teaching and proclaims unashamedly that God came to our little planet to save us from sin. Please watch this short video to learn what’s next for the planetarium.
Hundreds of thousands have been humbled, encouraged, and built up in their faith through the planetarium. Thank you for supporting our efforts to refurbish this God-honoring planetarium and bring glory to our Creator, Redeemer and Bright Morning Star (Rev 22:16).
Sincerely in Christ,
Phone, Mail, & Non-Cash Donations
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Refresh of Stargazers' Planetarium
Psalm 19:1 tells us, “The heavens declare the glory of God.” And here at the Creation Museum, we’ve been using the heavens to declare God’s glory for over a decade in our Stargazers Planetarium. Each person who attends one of our presentations learns how the night sky confirms God’s Word in Genesis. The planetarium has truly been a highlight for hundreds of thousands of Creation Museum visitors.
But now it’s time for a refresh.
Features of Upgrade
- Brightness goes from 2,900 lumens to 27,000 lumens (831% increase)
- Resolution increases from 3.5M pixels to 16.7M pixels (355% increase)
- Removes the cost of lamp replacement (approximately $10,000 per year)
Digistar Software and Components
- Replaces servers and hardware that are 10 years old and have been in operation 10 hours minimum per day
- Opens up greater opportunities for alternative programs and content in this space
- Allows for much better image quality and clarity for the new 4k resolution projectors due to new surface material and technology
- Allows for a much better viewing experience to each seat in the planetarium
- Upgraded sound system will improve the acoustic nature of the space, allowing for better speech intelligibility and program immersion
New Planetarium Program
- Dr. Danny Faulkner (PhD in astronomy, MS in physics) will lead a team of AiG researchers and writers to create a new show for the planetarium.
- Our design, AV, and production staff will be dedicated to this task over the next 18 months for a premiere in the winter of 2020/21.
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