Wednesday, May 30, 2018

World’s Biggest Planetarium Achieves Jaw-Dropping 10K Resolution

We can’t all be starship captains. But visitors to Planetarium No. 1 in St. Petersburg, Russia, can experience the universe with a level of clarity, detail and interactivity that Captain Kirk himself would envy. Planetarium No. 1 inside its 19th century natural gas storage building. Housed in a 19th century natural gas storage building, the planetarium’s exterior is about the only thing that isn’t on the cutting edge of modernity. Inside is the world’s largest planetarium, with a half acre (2,000 square meters) of projection area within a 37-meter diameter dome.