• Adler Planetarium in Chicago USA

    Image ID
    FOT872199
    Rights
    RM Rights Managed
    Image Details
    Image File Attributes
    32.8 MB
    JPEG
    Image Dimensions
    7300 x 5394 px
    Image Print Size (at 300 ppi)
    618 x 457 mm
    24.3 x 18.0 in
    Visual Size @300ppi
    Keywords
    Peter Bassett Adler Planetarium Chicago Illinois USA sundial astronomy stars building dome stock image stock photo
    Description
    The Adler Planetarium & Astronomy Museum in Chicago, Illinois was the first planetarium built in the Western Hemisphere and is the oldest in existence today Adler was founded and built in 1930 by the philanthropist Max Adler, with the assistance of the first director of the planetarium. Located on Northerly Island, it is a part of Chicago's Museum Campus along with the Shedd Aquarium and the Field Museum of Natural History. For its design, architect Ernest A. Grunsfeld, Jr. was awarded the gold medal of the Chicago chapter of the American Institute of Architects in 1931. It was declared a National Historic Landmark in 1987.
    Uploader
    Peter Bassett
    Contributor
    Peter Bassett
    Date Taken
    1992
    Uploaded on
    2011-07-15
    Collection
    USA, Illinois
    Category
    Science
    Sub Category
    Astronomy
    Setting
    Outdoor
    Point of view
    Eye level
    People
    Without people
    Dominant colour
    #90A0D0