Spanel Planetarium

Spanel Planetarium

Spanel Planetarium

Spanel Planetarium is a small facility that operates out of Western Washington University.

Institution: Western Washington University
Opened in: 1959
System type: fixed
Category: University / College
Dome size: 24 (ft)
Number of seats: 45
CEO / Director: Brad Snowder
Official website:

Theatre Details

Theater name: Spanel Planetarium
Institution name: Western Washington University
Dome Type: fixed
Dome System: Digital
Main Purpose: Education
Main Audience: University Students
Opened in: 1959
Yearly average attendance: 500

Dome Details

Dome Vendor: ADD vendor
Diameter: 24 (ft)
Dome Shape: Spherical
Dome Alignment: not tilted
Dome Tilt:

Video Equipment Details

Most recent upgrade: 2014
Projectors Configuration: Single Fisheye
N° of Projectors: 1
Projectors Brand:
Projectors Technology:
Closest Dome Resolution: 2K
Stereo 3D: None

Audio System

Audio System: 5.1 System
Tot. N° of speakers: 6


Orientation: Unidirectional
N° of Seats: 45
Headrest Yes
Interactive device No

Programming & Features

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Contact Details

Address: 516 High Street
ZIP / Postal code: 98225
City: Bellingham
Country: USA
Continent: North America
Latitude: 48°44'16.12968"
Longitude: -122°29'8.9448"
Phone: 1-360-650-3818

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