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Youngstown State University (YSU)
The Ward Beecher Planetarium


USA , OHIO , YOUNGSTOWN
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Youngstown State University (YSU)
Youngstown State University (YSU)
Youngstown State University (YSU)
Youngstown State University (YSU)
Youngstown State University (YSU)
Youngstown State University (YSU)
Youngstown State University (YSU)
Youngstown State University (YSU)
Youngstown State University (YSU)
Youngstown State University (YSU)


Type: School
Opened in 1966

Address: One University Plaza - Youngstown, OH 44555-2001
Country: USA
Email: trstonewolbrecht@ysu.edu
Phone: +1 (330) 941-1370

Website: https://www.wbplanetarium.org/
     
                 

Team
Patrick Durrell (director), Tiffany Stone Wolbrecht, Curt Spivey, John Feldmeier







145 seats









Tilt

Dome of  12.2m




Technical
Optical system GOTO : GSS-Chronos
Digital system Sky-Skan : Definiti Laser
Software: DigitalSky Dark Matter
Video system 2 vp : Laser Phosphor
Video Lens: 1+1 cove
Meridian resolution 4.0 K
Dome: Spitz NanoSeam dome (end 2023)
Seat: Global Furnishings Inc.

Facilities

Operation
Frequenting: 11000 people per year

History
- 1967: 12.2m/145s/Spitz A3P
- 2006: Goto Chronos + SciDome HB, seats
- Sept. 2017: Sky-Skan, 2 projectors
- January 9, 2023: roof fire!
- December 2023: new Spitz NanoSeam dome

Last major evolution: 2023: NanoSeam dome

Comments


Latitude: 41°06'16" N  -  Longitude: 80°38'50" W  -  Altitude: 276m

Previous installation

last update: 04/10/2024

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