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Bowling Green State university
BGSU Planetarium


USA , OHIO , BOWLING GREEN
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Bowling Green State university
Bowling Green State university
Bowling Green State university
Bowling Green State university
Bowling Green State university
Bowling Green State university
Bowling Green State university
Bowling Green State university
Bowling Green State university
Bowling Green State university
Bowling Green State university
Bowling Green State university


Type: School
Opened in 1984

Address: 112 Physical Sciences Lab Bld, - Bowling Green, OH 43403
Country: USA
Email: dwsmith@bgsu.edu
Phone: +1 419-372 8666

Website: https://www.bgsu.edu/arts-and-sciences/physics-and-astronomy/bgsu-planetarium.html
     

Team
Dale Smith (planetarium, 1983-2023†)
Dr. Kate Dellenbusch (2023-)
Andrew Layden (observatory)







114 seats











Dome of  12.2m




Technical
Optical system MINOLTA : S-IIB
Digital system SPITZ : SciDome Touch XD
Software: Starry Night
Video system 2 vp : 1+1 (cove)
Meridian resolution 2.5 K

Facilities
Observatory Dome on the roof: 20-inch, DFM telescope

Operation

History
- 1984: Minolta S-IIB
- 2014: Digital (SciDome)
- 2015: Lift for Minolta

Last major evolution: 2014: Fulldome

Comments

Dale Smith: 1948-2023
President of GLPA (1990-1994)
President of IPS (1999-2000)
editor of the IPS Directory
IPS Service Award in 2006

Don't confuse with Bowling Green, Kentucky (see 225)


Latitude: 41°22'47" N  -  Longitude: 83°38'24" W  -  Altitude: 209m

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last update: 12/08/2023

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