Planetarium on the Go is a digital portable full dome (360o) theater, 6m in diameter with a 57m2 screen surface, that creates a unique educational experience. By showing the fascinating discoveries in astronomy and space exploration, it both inspires and educates people of all ages about our surroundings - the Earth itself and our place in the Universephotos & videos
The development of Planetarium on the Go in schools, especially those far away from major cities, will open this way of learning for more children. It can travel to a school, museum, library or any public place, even in the most remote locations.
Planetariums are the world's astronomy classrooms and theaters of public science education. They both inspire and educate people of all ages about our surroundings, the Earth itself and our place in the Universe, and they are often a place in which young people become enthused to follow a scientific career.
In a time when quality science education is more important than ever, a scientifically literate public is an essential part of the progress of any country.
Spectators feel like they are part of space exploration. If the weather permits we observe through a telescope various objects of the night sky after sunset or the sun through a special solar filter during daytime.
Nicolas Matsopoulos has degrees in Shipbuilding, Natural Sciences (BSc), Science Communication (MSc) and in Education (MEd). For 41 years astronomer at the National Observatory of Athens.
FullDome movies producer
Theofanis Matsopoulos is a partner of the European Southern Observatory (ESO), which is based in Munich and operates, in the desert Atacama in Chile, the largest astronomical observatories in the world. He specializes in fulldome cinematography and video production for digital planetariums
Konstantinos Sakkas has a degree in Civil Engineering from the National Technical University of Athens. Founder of Zagori Observatory and Ioannina Amateur Astronomy Association
Christos Sakkas has degrees in Civil Engineering from the University of Patras and MSC Engineering Project Management from University of Manchester Institute of Science and Technology
Space isn't remote at all. It's only an hour's drive away if your car could go straight upwards
Somewhere, something incredible is waiting to be known
In an era when the light-saturated skies of our cities have transformed the stars into an endangered species, the beauty and mystery of the night sky is preserved upon the domes of the world's planetaria