Gallery: Buenos Aires’ Spectacular Planetario Galileo Galilei Sparkles ...

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This past Friday Buenos Aires’ celestial “Planetario Galileo Galilei” unveiled a magnificent new LED-studded facade that transformed the night into an open-air energy-efficient party. Public Space Minister Diego Santilli flipped the switch on the stunning LED array while expressing the importance of environmental responsibility - particularly regarding government initiatives. The planetarium's old boring white lights used to suck up 37.5 kilowatts, so they were replaced with a more environmentally friendly system that requires only 2.7 kilowatts in total. The new system also features different lighting patterns, colors, and motifs including Argentina’s sky blue and white flag.

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