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§ 59.07. Powers of the Planetarium Authority. The Planetarium
Authority shall have power:

1. To sue and be sued;

2. To have a seal and alter the same at pleasure;

3. To acquire, hold and dispose of personal property for its corporate

4. To make by-laws for the management and regulation of its affairs;

5. To use the agents, employees and facilities of The American Museum
of Natural History, paying its proper proportion of the compensation or

6. To appoint officers and agents;

7. To make contracts and to execute all instruments necessary or

8. By contract or contracts or by its own employees, to construct such
planetarium building, together with incidental machinery, equipment and

9. To purchase or construct, or acquire by gift, loan or otherwise
from The American Museum of Natural History or other persons or
corporations, and install in such planetarium building, a planetarium
instrument or instruments and such other astronomical instruments and
exhibits as to such board shall seem best adapted for astronomical

10. To maintain, reconstruct and operate the planetarium;

11. To charge or grant to the American Museum of Natural History in
the lease the right to charge admission fees for exhibiting the
planetarium or some part or parts thereof, subject to and in accordance
with section 59.09 of this title and such agreements with bondholders as
may be made as hereinafter provided;

12. To issue negotiable bonds and to provide for the rights of the
holders thereof; and

13. To do all things necessary or convenient to carry out the powers
expressly given by this title.