Friday, September 27, 2013

The Kovac Planetarium in Monico, Wisconsin

Atop a hill in Wisconsin's esteemed North Woods, a young man with a passion for astronomy and a talent for invention and construction, explains how and why he built his 22 foot diameter globe which houses the world's largest revolving mechanical planetarium, replete with 5000+ hand painted stars, constellations, and planets -- every star seen in the Northern Hemisphere.

I was attending a Road Scholar (Elderhostel) biking program in nearby Eagle River, Wisconsin, called Biking Wisconsin's Backroads, and we visited this planetarium and loved Frank's presentation. Here are some video highlights of our visit...


Kovac Planetarium website


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