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Category of Astronomical Heritage: tangible immovable
Eise Eisinga Planetarium, Netherlands

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  • InfoTheme: Astronomy from the Renaissance to the mid-twentieth century
    Entity: 155
    Subentity: 1
    Version: 2
    Status: PUB
    Date: 2019-07-21 21:15:55
    Author(s): Clive Ruggles

The Royal Eise Eisinga Planetarium is submitted on

As stated there, it is the oldest working planetarium in the world and is still in its original state. Its moving model of the solar system was constructed between 1774 and 1781 by Eise Eisinga, a Frisian wool-comber, in his own home.

 

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