Tag: planetarium domes

Dome Cleaning

One major enemy to perforated projection screens is dust that settles on the back of each panel.  This dust penetrates the small holes leading to an appearance of panel discoloration.  As the dust accumulates over time, the areas of the screen with a framework directly behind the panels begin to appear brighter creating the “birdcage” […]

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Screen Panel Replacement

Astro-Tec offers the removal and replacement of existing projection panels.  Whether damaged, discolored, a technology upgrade, or just plain old, Astro-Tec has the ability to keep the existing framework in place, while replacing the used screen with new and updated projection panels.  A great option for budget restrained projects looking to fully revitalize and renovate.  

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Astro-Tec Unveils New Blackout/Acoustical Insulation

Astro-Tec has successfully installed a new blackout and acoustical installation on two 18m domes in Montreal, Quebec.  This material is lightweight, clean, and very effective.  The material is also available in different types of cloths, and thicknesses depending on the clients needs, and budget.            

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Current Installations

17m Tilted Dome – Trivandrum, India 15m Horizontal Dome – Dubai 23m Horizontal Dome – Kolkata, India 16m Horizontal Dome – Tokyo, Japan 14m Tilted Dome – Denizli, Turkey 17m Tilted Dome – Busan, South Korea 33ft Tilted Dome – Cadereyta, Mexico 30ft Lexington, Kentucky 28ft Akron, Ohio 40ft Hartnell, California SD-11.8m Abu Dhabi CS-8.6m […]

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Planetarium Domes

Because we believe in the power of curiosity, Astro-Tec goes to great lengths in the design and construction of our industry standard planetarium domes. Our hemispherical domes provide the ideal projection surface for the optical instruments that make exploration possible.

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Fiberglass Domes

Fiberglass domes have the capability to function in existing rooms that may not be able to accommodate a traditional aluminum planetarium.

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Dome Repainting

Astro-Tec’s refinishing process is highly specialized. The result is a nearly perfect surface…and new life breathed into an existing facility.

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