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    Planetarium Sheet
    Wayne State University (WSU)
    College of science planetarium


    USA - DETROIT - MICHIGAN


    Type: School

    Address: 4841 Cass Avenue, Old Main Building - Detroit, MI 48201
    Country: USA

    Latitude: 42°21'18" N  -  Longitude: 83°04'02" W  -  Altitude: 192m

    Website: https://planetarium.wayne.edu/
               
    Email: outreach@physics.wayne.edu
    Phone: +1 313-577-2107

    Director or contact: Megan McCullen, Edward Cackett, Ben Coughenour,

    Opened in 1946

    Dome of  8.2m
    Capacity of 59 seats
    Oriented Yes
    Tilt No

    Digital system SPITZ : SciDome IQ 2400
    Software: Starry Night
    Video system 2 vp : center

    Meridian resolution 2.4 K


    Observatory Yes

    Portable: Yes

    Staff: 8


    History: 
    - 1946: 5.5m/40s/Spitz A1 (exhibited in the planetarium)
    - 1996: new planetarium/Spitz 512
    - December 2009: Spitz SciDome HD
    - November 2020: Spitz SciDome IQ 2400


    Last major evolution: 2020: Projectors

























    last update: 08/15/2022


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