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    Planetarium Sheet
    University of Southern Maine (USM)
    Southworth Planetarium


    USA - PORTLAND - MAINE


    Type: School

    Address: 70 Falmouth Street - Portland, ME 04104
    Country: USA

    Latitude: 43°39'45" N  -  Longitude: 70°16'36" W  -  Altitude: 17m

    Website: https://usm.maine.edu/planet
         
    Email: edward.gleason@maine.edu
    Phone: +1 207-780 4249

    Director or contact: Edward Gleason, Jerry LaSala (director)

    Opened in 1969

    Dome of  9.1m
    Capacity of 62 seats
    Oriented Yes
    Tilt No

    Optical system Zeiss: ZKP 2
    Digital system Prototype: Mirrordome




    Other: 50 diapos + 3 VP

    Lasershow Yes
    Frequenting: 17000 people per year

    History: 1969: Spitz - August 19, 1989: Zeiss ZKP2 - 1995: new seats


    Last major evolution: 2013: Digital





















    last update: 08/22/2020


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