The Clemson University Planetarium is located in 112 Kinard
Laboratory of Physics. The room is equipped with a 24'
dome, a model A3P
Spitz Laboratories, Inc. star projector, two slide projectors,
a full sound system, and an online computer with projector.
The planetarium, which is handicap accessable, seats
approximately 45 visitors.
Normal operations began circa September 1961 and since that
time operators have entertained and elightened more than 1000
visiting groups. Topics covered during a typical show can
be found in the
preparation section. Slide shows include but are not
limited to images from the
Hubble Space Telescope, and
Mars Pathfinder Missions.
The computer interface is useful for
displaying constellation lines and figures as well as exploring
the many astronomical internet sites.