Planetarium on the Go, the only portable planetarium with a fixed assembled dome for high quality projection, 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 Universe.
Planetarium on the Go can travel to a school, museum, library or any public place, even in the most remote locations, offering a high quality professional exciting and fun service to the general public. Planetariums are the world's astronomy classrooms and theaters of public science education. With Planetarium on the Go students are able to discover the mysteries of the universe through an immersive learning experience. 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.
Capacity: Our planetarium has 38 seats and can accommodate about 45 spectators, with the excess spectators sitting in pillows.
Telescope observations: Before entering the planetarium or after the shows, if the weather permits, spectators are able to observe the sun through a telescope with a special solar filter during daytime or/and various objects of the night sky after sunset.
Planetarium shows: We have a wide range of digital full dome (360o) productions, the descriptions and trailer of which you can find here: http://planetariumotg.gr/productions.html
A member of our team is Theofanis Matsopoulos, a partner of the European Southern Observatory (ESO), who specializes in full-dome cinematography and video production for digital planetariums
Planetarium on the Go operates under the supervision of Nikolaos Matsopoulos, an astronomer for 41 years at the National Observatory of Athens.