Maintenance work by the city is underway at the Municipal Planetarium located at Parque de la Madre. The work includes waterproofing, repainting, and repairing leaks in the glass ceiling. Outdoor maintenance is regularly scheduled every three years. However, several additional improvements are planned, as well. “To improve security, 5 cameras will be installed. Also, the lighting system will be renovated, and a new entry door will be installed”, said Juan Diego Cardenas, planetarium director. This planetarium is open every day, showing educational videos on a 360 screen and on a conventional screen. Films subjects include telescopes, the solar system, and…
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