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Arne Slettebak Planetarium

We are open and accepting show requests. Our new team of presenters is being trained and are currently offering public shows.

Who we are

The Arne Slettebak Planetarium is located in Smith Laboratory on The Ohio State University main campus in Columbus, serves the university and central-Ohio with educational programs in Astronomy and beyond. 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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Comet 46P's coma extends more than 45 arcminutes in this picture taken on November 26, 2018. Gerald Rhemann (Namibia)
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SciDome at the Works Museum in Newark
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