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San Antonio College
Scobee Planetarium


USA , TEXAS , SAN ANTONIO
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San Antonio College
San Antonio College
San Antonio College
San Antonio College
San Antonio College


Type: School
Opened in 2014

Address: 1300 San Pedro Avenue - San Antonio, TX 78212-4299
Country: USA
Email: nsobers@alamo.edu
Phone: +1 210-486-0101

Website: https://www.alamo.edu/sac/scobee-planetarium/
     
           

Team
Bob Kelley (retired in January 2017), Michelle Risse







100 seats











Dome of  12.2m




Technical
Digital system Evans_and_Sutherland : Digistar 5
Software: Digistar 5
Video system Christie : 1+1
Meridian resolution 4.0 K

Facilities
Observatory dome at the tower's top: 10-inch refractor

Operation

History
- 1961: first dome
- 1977: 9.14m/95seats, Viewlex/Minolta S-IIB
- 2008: Fulldome
- 2012: closed for works
- October 31, 2014: same dome, new building (Challenger Learning Center, Digistar 4 + Observatory)
- Early 2016: upgrade ($850,000)

Last major evolution: 2016: Digistar 5

Comments


Latitude: 29°26'43" N  -  Longitude: 98°29'51" W  -  Altitude: 209m

Previous installation

last update: 05/21/2022

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