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Starstruck! MSU's Abrams Planetarium Celebrates 50 years!

STARSTRUCK! MSU's Abrams Planetarium Celebrates 50 Years!

4th Floor, West Wing
March 13 - May 28th

Spring 2014 celebrates the 50th (Golden) Anniversary of Michigan State University's Abrams Planetarium, a much beloved campus gem. Abrams Planetarium has presented educational, fun and inspirational astronomy programs to generations of the viewing public since it opened its doors in early 1963. Funded by Ted Abrams, a leader in the field of aerial photography; and his wife Leona, the planetarium continues to provide joy to those who love to explore the cosmos.

Visit the exhibit to learn more about Abrams Planetarium's history, including examples of equipment from its earliest days to the present; historic photographs and program brochures.

Original Abrams Planetarium equipment and their documentation provided by John French, Interim Director of Abrams Planetarium.

Exhibit produced by Judy Matthews. Historical photographs and artifacts courtesy of University Archives and Abrams Planetarium.

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