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    Planetarium Sheet
    Western Washington University (WWU)
    Dr. Leslie E. Spanel Planetarium


    USA - BELLINGHAM - WASHINGTON


    Type: School

    Address: 516 High Street (Haggard Hall) - Bellingham, WA 98225
    Country: USA

    Latitude: 48°44'14" N  -  Longitude: 122°29'09" W  -  Altitude: 97m

    Website: http://www.wwu.edu/planetarium/
         
    Email: planetarium@wwu.edu
    Phone: +1 360-650 3818
    Fax: +1 360-650
    Director or contact: Brad Snowder (1995-)

    Opened in 1959

    Dome of  7.3m
    Capacity of 45 seats
    Oriented Yes
    Tilt No

    Digital system Evans & Sutherland: Digistar 5

    Video system 1 vp : Fisheye

    Meridian resolution 1.0 K
    Sound 5.1

    Other: Science on a Sphere - Prod station


    History: 1959: Spitz A2 (until 2004, then exposed, then in June 2019: goes to the Planetarium Museum at Big Bear Lake) - 2004: Mediaglobe - 2013: new name: Spanel - 2014: Digistar 5 ($500,000) - 2015: prod station


    Last major evolution: 2013: Digistar 5

    Previous installation















    last update: 12/02/2019


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