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    Planetarium Sheet
    West Virginia University (WVU)
    Tomchin Planetarium


    USA - MORGANTOWN - WEST VIRGINIA


    Type: School

    Address: White Hall, 135 Willey Street - Morgantown, WV 26506
    Country: USA

    Latitude: 39°37'58" N  -  Longitude: 79°57'16" W  -  Altitude: 282m

    Website: https://planetarium.wvu.edu/
         
    Email: planetarium@mail.wvu.edu
    Phone: +1 304-293 4961

    Director or contact: Kathryn Williamson

    Opened in 1952

    Dome of  8.5m
    Capacity of 40 seats
    Oriented No
    Tilt No

    Digital system Spitz: SciDome XD
    Software: Starry Night
    Video system 1+1 center : 2560x2560

    Meridian resolution 2.5 K


    Dome: Spitz NanoSeam
    Observatory Dome on the roof: Celestron 14


    History: 1952: 6.7m/25s/Spitz A2 - 1998: 6,1m/30s/Spitz A3P - 2008: Mirrodome Discovery dome - 2012: New dome 28'/digital Spitz


    Last major evolution: 2012: New dome



















    last update: 07/11/2020


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