Founded in 1930 the Adler Planetarium is a public museum dedicated to the study of astronomy and astrophysics.
It is located on the northeast of Lake Michigan in Chicago, Illinois (USA)
The Adler is a regular dodecagon, or twelve-sided building.
Adorning its exterior are twelve bronze images of the twelve astrological signs of the zodiac: Capricorn, Aquarius, Pisces, Aries, Taurus, Gemini, Cancer, Leo, Virgo, Libra, Scorpio, and Sagittarius.
Pisces via Terence Faircloth
The Adler is America’s first planetarium
The Adler’s mission is to inspire exploration and understanding of the universe.
Designed in Art Deco style by the Italian artist Alphonso Iannelli.
Nicolaus Copernicus Statue
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