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January 10, 2019

MEDIA ALERT: Press Preview

Media preview of renovated RMSC Strasenburgh Planetarium



Media preview of the Rochester Museum & Science Center’s (RMSC) renovated Strasenburgh Planetarium before its re-opening to the public this weekend. The centerpiece of the renovated Planetarium is its new, state-of-the-art Digistar 6 full-dome visualization system, boasting unprecedented clarity and breathtaking images. Officials will demonstrate the Digistar 6 and discuss updates to the Star Theater and Planetarium lobby.



Hillary Olson, President & CEO, Rochester Museum & Science Center

Steve Fentress, Director, RMSC Strasenburgh Planetarium



Friday, Jan. 11, 2019, 2–4pm

Media also invited to the RMSC Member preview on Friday, Jan. 11, 5–8pm



RMSC Strasenburgh Planetarium

657 East Avenue

Rochester, N.Y. 14607


Rochester Museum & Science Center (RMSC) includes the Science Museum, Strasenburgh Planetarium and Cumming Nature Center. Offering experiences at the Museum with more than 200 interactive exhibits, Planetarium with a 65-foot dome and Nature Center on 900 acres, the RMSC stimulates community interest in exploration. In addition, the more than 1.2 million RMSC collection items tell the story of Rochester’s past and present, including its rich history of innovation and invention. RMSC receives major funding from Monroe County, where it is one of the top three most visited attractions serving children and families. For more information about RMSC, visit Connect with us on Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and Instagram.

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