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    Planetarium Sheet
    Youngstown State University (YSU)
    The Ward Beecher Planetarium


    USA - YOUNGSTOWN - OHIO


    Type: School

    Address: One University Plaza - Youngstown, OH 44555-2001
    Country: USA

    Latitude: 41°06'16" N  -  Longitude: 80°38'50" W  -  Altitude: 276m

    Website: http://www.wbplanetarium.org/
         
    Email: trstonewolbrecht@ysu.edu
    Phone: +1 330-941 3616
    Fax: +1 330-941
    Director or contact: Patrick Durrell (director), Tiffany Stone Wolbrecht, Curt Spivey, John Feldmeier

    Opened in 1966

    Dome of  12.2m
    Capacity of 145 seats
    Oriented Yes
    Tilt 

    Optical system Goto Inc.: GSS Chronos
    Digital system Sky-Skan: Definiti Laser
    Software: DigitalSky Dark Matter
    Video system 2 vp Laser phosphor : 1+1 (face to face)

    Meridian resolution 4.0 K


    Seat: Global Furnishings Inc.

    Frequenting: 11000 people per year

    History: 1967: Spitz - 2006: Goto Chronos + SciDome HB, seats - Sept. 2017: Sky-Skan


    Last major evolution: 2017: 2 projectors

    Previous installation













    last update: 03/26/2020


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