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    Planetarium Sheet
    Palomar College
    Planetarium


    USA - SAN MARCOS - CALIFORNIA


    Type: School

    Address: 1140 W. Mission Road - San Marcos, CA 92069
    Country: USA

    Latitude: 33°09'02" N  -  Longitude: 117°10'54" W  -  Altitude: 190m

    Website: http://www.palomar.edu/planetarium/
         
    Email: planetarium@palomar.edu
    Phone: +1 760-744 1150 x283
    Fax: +1 760-744
    Director or contact: Mark Lane (director), Scott Kardel

    Opened in 2012

    Dome of  15.2m
    Capacity of 138 seats
    Oriented Yes
    Tilt 15°

    Digital system Evans & Sutherland: Digistar 5

    Video system JVC : 1+1 (face to face)

    Meridian resolution 4.0 K
    Sound 5.1 / 8 speakers / 11000w
    Cove light: Bowen Technovation
    Other: Prod station

    Dome: Astro-Tec (aluminum perforated)
    Observatory Yes

    Gift Shop Yes

    History: 1964: 9.14m Spitz A3P - 2000: Digistar II - 2008: demolition - April 20, 2012: new building (15.24m/162s/Digistar 4)


    Last major evolution: 2012: New building

    Previous installation

















    last update: 09/27/2019


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