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Kovac Planetarium  
2401 Mud Creek Road
Monico, WI 54501

The Kovac Planetarium is the world’s largest mechanical globe planetarium. Only three similar but smaller globes were built, dating all the way back to the 15th century. Visitors are given a tour of the planetarium, followed by a presentation on Astronomy and the current night sky inside the rotating globe.

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Just the article on the CBS Sunday morning news. I'll have to plan a motorcycle ride up there and check it out.
Goldwing2500 at at 08:55AM, 2010/12/05.
Kudos to this amazing effort!
carolina at at 08:57AM, 2010/12/05.
Just viewed the CBS-spot, looks fantastic. Congrats on your achievement. If I get to Wisconsin, your planetarium will be on my schedule.
Scrossman511 at at 09:03AM, 2010/12/05.
I just saw your amazing story on Sunday Morning tv show & was blown away. My sister & brother in law have a cabin in Rhinelander & I look forward to paying a visit this next summer.
Jeffreyalan12 at at 09:08AM, 2010/12/05.
On the way soon! Way to go!
Zeebakaka at at 09:13AM, 2010/12/05.
Drake Russell
You Rock! I just seen your segment on Sunday Morning. I was inspired by your resolve and determination. I think our family's next vacation will include a stop to your planetarium. Good luck, I hope those closer will visit such a wonderful and educational treasure
Drake Russell at at 09:15AM, 2010/12/05.
George Kuhn
We were so astonished that a man with a fascination for the stars
took his hobby to the stellar limit! Hope to meet you in person
one day. Need a Yogi Bear Camp ground nearby! G&J, Wash DC
George Kuhn at at 09:34AM, 2010/12/05.
Ramon machado
Just watched the CBS Sunday morning show. I am impressed. I teach astronomy at a High School in Madison, MS. Unfortunately you are a little too far to take my class there on a field trip (I wish I could), but it will make a good excuse for a long motorcycle trip.
I admire your effort and determination and I wish you success
Ramon machado at at 09:41AM, 2010/12/05.
I go to the Tomahawk, WI motorcycle rally every year and never heard of this or I would have visited. I can't wait to make an appointment to see your dream that became a reality. I'll see you in the spring!
Buellryder at at 09:44AM, 2010/12/05.
Simone Heyman
I too saw your dream on Sunday morning as well. Too bad I live so far away on the east coast. Your place is very cool!! Congratulations! I've been to Vega Brae observatory in 2000. It was an awesome experience. I'll keep you on my mind when I get close to WI.
Simone Heyman at at 11:10AM, 2010/12/07.

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