Grand Rapids Public Museum's Roger B. Chaffee Planetarium is set to undergo a $1.2 million upgrade.

The project will close the planetarium for about 5 months.

The Roger B. Chaffee Planetarium is set to close on September 14 at 5:00pm.  It is scheduled to re-open in February 2014.

Upgrades to the planetarium include new seating, design, and display.  After the upgrade the planetarium with be able to display high definition shows.

Here's more about the GRPM's planetarium.

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