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Poster - 'The Planetarium Moving into the 21st Century', Museum of Victoria, circa 1999 Document Reg. No: HT 27968

Summary:
Coloured poster promoting the rebuilding of the Melbourne Planetarium at Scienceworks in 1999, following the closure in 1997 of the H.V.McKay Planetarium at the former Museum of Victoria, Swanston Street, Melbourne, Victoria.
Description:
An A3 sized, printed coloured poster. Illustration of a man lying on a hill in a rural village landscape looking through a bubble into the sky. Images of astronauts, satellites, planets, rockets, moon, space vehicles, Orion, dinosaurs (Tyrannosaurus Rex, Pterodactyl), telescope, alien insect, sailing ship, sun dial, armillary sphere, planetarium dome model and stars.
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 421 mm (Height), 297 mm (Width)

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Tagged with: astronomy, education, space, planetariums
Themes this item is part of: Science & Measurement Collection
Primary Classification: MUSEUM HISTORY
Secondary Classification: Marketing & Publicity
Tertiary Classification: promotional materials
Inscriptions: Lower right corner: ' The Planetarium / Moving / into the 21st century '
Upper left side: ' For all space and astronomy inquiries phone (03) 9651 6777 and ask / for the Planetarium or visit us on the Web http://www.mov.vic.gov.au '
Issued By: Museum of Victoria, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, circa 1999
Place Named: Scienceworks, Museum Victoria Scienceworks, Spotswood, Victoria, Australia, circa 1999

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