Samuel Oschin Planetarium & Volume Pedro Mendez & Ashley Rivas
●Construction started in 1930.●3rd observatory in the U.S.●First opened on May 14, 1935.●Multiple movies filmed here. History
Griffith J. Griffith ●Born in Wales in 1850●Migrated to the US when he was a teenager.●Made his fortune mining silver in Mexico.●On December 16, 1896, he donated 3,015 acres of Rancho Los Felis to the City of Los Angeles in order to create a public park in his name.”●In 1904, he donated $100,000 to build an Observatory Performing Art Center. ●Died July 6, 1919
Samuel Oschin Planetarium As defined by Merriam-Webster Dictionary, aplanetarium is, (n.) a building in which images of stars, planets, and constellations are projected on the inner surface of a dome for public entertainment or education●It was used for star identification and celestial navigation training during Apollo Missions.
Samuel Oschin Planetarium ●Named after Mr. and Mrs. Samuel Oschin.