Planetario Luis Enrique Erro

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Planetario Luis Enrique Erro
Planetario Luis Enrique Erro - fachada.jpg
EstablishedJanuary 1967[1]
LocationMexico City,  Mexico
TypeScience museum
Visitors309,000 (2008)[2]
Public transit accessMetro Politécnico
Metro Lindavista

Planetario Luis Enrique Erro is a planetarium located in Mexico City, owned and operated by the National Polytechnic Institute. It was the first planetarium in Mexico open to the public and is one of the oldest in Latin America.[1] It was opened in 1967 and operated for over 39 years with a planetarium projector model Mark 4.

It was reopened to the public on 15 January 2007 after renovation and modernization costing about 43 million pesos.[3] Its innovations include a stellar dome and new digital projection systems Digistar 3 provided by E&S through Ecosistemas de México, audio, acoustics and lighting.[3]


  1. ^ a b National Polytechnic Institute. "Un Poco de Historia: El Planetario Luis Enrique Erro" (in Spanish). Retrieved February 6, 2010.
  2. ^ Journalmex. "El planetario "Luis Enrique Erro"" (in Spanish). Retrieved February 6, 2010.
  3. ^ a b Mariana Norandi. "Reabren el planetario Luis Enrique Erro" (in Spanish). La Jornada. Retrieved February 6, 2010.

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Coordinates: 19°29′48.4″N 99°08′23.6″W / 19.496778°N 99.139889°W / 19.496778; -99.139889