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    Planetarium Sheet
    Zeiss Planetarium Bochum


    GERMANY - BOCHUM - NORDRHEIN-WESTFALEN


    Type: Planetarium

    Address: Castroper Strasse 67 - 44791 Bochum
    Country: GERMANY

    Latitude: 51°29'07" N  -  Longitude: 7°13'40" E  -  Altitude: 111m

    Website: http://www.planetarium-bochum.de/
         
               
    Email: info@planetarium-bochum.de
    Phone: +49 23-4516-060

    Director or contact: Susanne Huttemeister, Tobias Wiethoff,

    Opened in 1964

    Dome of  20.0m
    Capacity of 260 seats
    Oriented Yes
    Tilt No

    Optical system Zeiss: Universarium IX
    Digital system Zeiss: Powerdome
    Software: Uniview
    Video system Velvet : 11

    Meridian resolution 6.0 K


    Observatory 51.427 7.193 (1957): radio telescopes (antenna 20m under Radom 40m, 1967)

    Frequenting: 270000 people per year

    History: November 6, 1964: 20m/248s/Zeiss IV - April 2000: Zeiss IX and dome 20m. - January to April 2010: Fulldome (8 Velvets, Uniview), seats, painting dome (Zeiss IV on display in the lobby) - UUG 2012
     last semester 2020: renovation: floor, seats, projectors, computers

    Last major evolution: 2020: total renovation

    Previous installation















    last update: 10/18/2020


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