The OSU Planetarium has a New Name!

April 16, 2015
OSU Planetarium in 1968 with Prof. Arne Slettebak

At their April 10 meeting, the Ohio State University Board of Trustees in recognition of contributions to the College of Arts and Sciences by Gerald and Ann Newsom and David and Sheryl Price, approved the planetarium’s official new name: the Arne Slettebak Planetarium.

Spitz SciDome XD Projector has First Light!

September 6, 2013
15 months after we used the old Spitz A3P starball for the last time, our brand new Spitz SciDome XD digital projector system is filling our new dome with stunning digital images!

New Planetarium Seating!

September 4, 2013
A big empty room no more, we now have 61 brand-new scarlet-and-grey planetarium seats!

The Dome is Done!

July 29, 2013
Our new NanoSeam dome is complete, and the room is now ready for interior finishing and furnishings.