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The Ohio State University (OSU)
Arne Slettebak Planetarium


USA , OHIO , COLUMBUS
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The Ohio State University (OSU)
The Ohio State University (OSU)
The Ohio State University (OSU)
The Ohio State University (OSU)
The Ohio State University (OSU)
The Ohio State University (OSU)
The Ohio State University (OSU)
The Ohio State University (OSU)
The Ohio State University (OSU)
The Ohio State University (OSU)


Type: School
Opened in 1967

Address: 174 W 18th Avenue - Columbus, OH 43210-1173
Country: USA
Email: planetarium@osu.edu
Phone: +1 614-292 1773

Website: https://planetarium.osu.edu/
     
           

Team
Wayne Schlingman (director)







63 seats











Dome of  9.1m




Technical
Digital system Evans_and_Sutherland : Digistar 7
Software: Digistar 7
Video system Barco : 1+1 center
Meridian resolution 2.5 K
Sound 5.1
Dome: Spitz NanoSeam

Facilities
Observatory Dome on the roof: 12-inch Meade LX200

Operation
Frequenting: 25000 people per year

History
- 1968: 9.1m/81s/Spitz A3P ($19,500)
- June 2012: Closed (old Spitz projector and dome donated to Perkins Observatory)
- October 2013: Reopen SciDome XD ($600,000) + carpet, seats, dome
- April 2015: new name: Arne Slettebak Planetarium
- February 2020: Sky-Skan Dark Matter
- 2023: Digistar 7 and hardware

Last major evolution: 2023: Digistar 7 and hardware (projectors?)

Comments


Latitude: 40°00'09" N  -  Longitude: 83°00'47" W  -  Altitude: 230m

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last update: 04/01/2024

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