New Planetarium Takes You Out Of This World

CLEVELAND – Cleveland's new planetarium opened its doors on Tuesday with a laser ribbon cutting, 19/43 News reported.

The $7 million Nathan and Fannye Shafran Planetarium is just the latest addition to the Cleveland Museum of Natural History in University Circle. It was named for a couple whose foundation and children donated $1 million for the project.

The 87-seat planetarium has German-made equipment that can project the images of 5,000 stars on the inside of the dome.

The 60-foot planetarium is shaped like an angled thimble pointed toward the North Star.

In addition to all of the stars, you can watch the moon and planets glide across the sky.

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