Recovery: Adler Planetarium Zeiss II / III Planetarium Projector

Photographs from Adler Planetarium, Chicago

Special Thanks: Mike Smail, Director of Theaters and Digital Experience, Adler Planetarium, Chicago


Greider Family Farm, southwest of Mechanicsburg, Ohio

Adler Planetarium Mini-Van Filled with Smaller Zeiss Parts
(2020 June 12)
Mike Smail, Director of Theaters & Digital Experience (left)
Chris Helms, Collections Manager (seated in center)
Andrew Johnston, Vice President for Museum Experience & Collections (right)

Exterior Crate
of Zeiss III Parts

Mike Smail Opening
Exterior Crate

After Opening
Exterior Crate


Packing Zeiss Parts for Truck Transport to Chicago

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On Inside of Zeiss III Exterior Crate:
Handwritten "Happy New Year" Message to Adler Planetarium
Signed by Carl Zeiss Company Employees, Oberkochen, West Germany (1969 December 18)

Message

Message
Held by Mike Smail,
Adler Planetarium
Director of Theaters & Digital Experience


Adler Planetarium Zeiss II / III Planetarium Projector

Constellation Projectors

Ancillary Projectors

Bulb - Alignment

Bulb Socket - North

Bulb Socket - South

Bulb Sockets - North & South

Lens

Lens Star-plate Apparatus

Center Axle
(3,000+ pounds)

North Planet-cage

North Planet-cage - Packing Material:
Page of Newspaper Chicago Tribune
1969 December 21 (Winter Solstice)

South Planet-cage

South Planet-cage
(detail)

Star-ball - North

Star-ball - North
(interior)

Star-ball - South

Up-lights


Planetarium Theater

Cardinal Direction Signs


Planetarium Console

Two Planetarium Pointers

Pointing Planetarium Pointer

Tool Kit

Tool Kit


Planetarium Slides

Planetarium Slide

Planetarium Slide

Slide Envelopes

Slide Envelopes


History of Adler Planetarium, Chicago *** Original Research Regarding Mystery of Disappearance of Adler Planetarium's Zeiss II / III Projector

Webinar Remarks of Mike Smail: "There and Back Again: 90 Years of Adler's Zeiss Mark II"

International Planetarium Society (IPS) *** IPS History of the Planetarium Working Group


Recovery: Adler Planetarium Zeiss II / III Planetarium Projector

Photographs from Adler Planetarium, Chicago

Special Thanks: Mike Smail, Director of Theaters and Digital Experience, Adler Planetarium, Chicago
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