Planetaria

Buildings housing devices for projecting celestial images onto the interior of a dome for public viewing; may also be used for the projecting mechanisms. For mechanical models of the solar system, use "orreries.".

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18652
Names
planetaria Spanish
planetarium
planetariums

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Buildings housing devices for projecting celestial images onto the interior of a dome for public viewing; may also be used for the projecting mechanisms. For mechanical models of the solar system, use "orreries."

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Bibliography

  1. 1.  The Getty Art & Architecture Thesaurus, 300132937. The J. Paul Getty Trust.