Adler Planetarium turns 80

May 12, 2010 5:34:23 PM PDT
Chicago's Adler Planetarium is marking the 80th anniversary of its opening.

There were long lines on opening day: May 12, 1930.

The planetarium was the first of its kind in America.

It was founded by and named after Chicago business leader Max Adler.

The planetarium remains one of Chicago's biggest attractions 80 years later.