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The Arne Slettebak Planetarium is located in Smith Laboratory on The Ohio State University main campus. 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.



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Enceladus in false color.
“The moon is a loyal companion.It never leaves. It’s always...
Students at a Star Party on the roof of Smith Lab
We had a great star party on March 23, 2019.