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Welcome to the OSU Planetarium!

The OSU Planetarium, in Smith Laboratory on the Ohio State University main campus in Columbus, serves the university and central-Ohio with educational programs in Astronomy. Operated since 1968 by the Department of Astronomy, it is a 63-seat 30-foot dome theater with a state-of-the-art Spitz SciDome XD digital projection system giving exquisite views of the night sky, and takes you on digital journeys to the planets, stars, and distant galaxies.

Special Events!

Check out the special events we have planned for October!!

Events

Image of a Partial Solar Eclipse.

We are planning some exciting events in t

10/23/2014
Star party at sunset

For Parent and Family weekend, we would l

10/24/2014

News

The OSU Planetarium is pleased to welcome its new director...
07/30/2014
15 months after we used the old Spitz A3P starball for the...
09/06/2013