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Mexico City has the best planetarium in Latin America! Virtual tour

The art of learning to contemplate the sky ... For five decades, in the north of the city, there is the Luis Enrique Erro Planetarium, a space that has been in charge of showing the inhabitants of the capital the amazing details of the universe. Regardless of the weather conditions, in this astronomical enclosure you can always see the known stars of our hemisphere, the planets that accompany the sun, the galaxies, the moon and even the black holes that cross the sky every night. This great cosmic space was inaugurated in 1967, after the famous launch of Sputnik in the Soviet Union. The planetarium was an initiative of the National Polytechnic and was the first of its kind to be opened in Mexico. Since its foundation, it has been in charge, through exhibitions and other events, of spreading the knowledge of the universe in an exemplary way. It is the most modern planetarium in Latin America since the main planetarium in Mexico City was renovated and after an investment of 27 million pesos, it was put at the forefront to be at the level of the best in the world. The remodeling of the Luis Enrique Erro consisted, among other things, in the acquisition of a sophisticated projector called Digistar 6. This magical device has the possibility of transmitting images in super high resolution, capable of showing visitors deeply sharp photographs of space, so real that people will feel that they are seeing live as a comet wanders through the vastness. In addition to these important technical improvements, the seats were also changed. Where the spectators can lie down completely to enjoy the experience to the fullest, and why not feel that they are part of the crew of a ship and are embarking on an expedition outside the Earth.



Visits and tours

(Closed until further notice.) The Luis Enrique Erro Planetarium opens its doors from Monday to Friday from 10:00 to 17:00 Book your guided tour from Monday to Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. by calling 57296000 ext. 64817 On weekends and holidays from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., or to planetario@ipn.mx


Costs

$ 33.00 Admission to projections of the Planetarium for students, teachers, the elderly, people with disabilities, IPN graduates and IPN retirees, presenting the corresponding credentials. $ 39.00 Admission to screenings of the Planetarium for the General Public. $ 13.00 Space of science, students, teachers, INAPAM with credential, children under 12 years of age, people with capacity, graduates and retirees with credential $ 24.00 Science Space, General Public $ 13.00 Astronomy room, students, teachers, INAPAM with credential, children under 12 years of age, people with capacity, graduates and retirees with credential $ 24.00 Astronomy room, general public $ 10.00 Workshop type "A". $ 10.00 Workshop type "A". $ 16.00 Workshop type "B". $ 24.00 Workshop type "C". $ 46.00 Workshop type "E". $ 77.00 Workshop type "F". * Checks are not accepted and the original "voucher" is required in case of having made a bank deposit. *Prices subject to change without notice.


Location of the Luis Enrique Erro Planetarium

Av. Wilfrido Massieu s / n, Nueva Industrial Vallejo, Gustavo A. Madero, 07738 Mexico City, CDMX. Tel. (55) 57296000, ext. 64801, 64817.

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