Welcome to the OSU Planetarium!
The OSU Planetarium, in Smith Laboratory on the Ohio State University main campus in Columbus, serves the university and central-Ohio with educational programs in Astronomy. Operated since 1968 by the Department of Astronomy, it is a 63-seat 30-foot dome theater with a state-of-the-art Spitz SciDome XD digital projection system giving exquisite views of the night sky, and takes you on digital journeys to the planets, stars, and distant galaxies.
Campus Construction Update
Construction at OSU impacts access to the planetarium. Get updated information to get to the planetarium. Allow plenty of time to navigate across campus.