Planetaria in the L.A. Area

Beattie Planetarium
San Bernadino Valley College
701 S. Mount Vernon Ave.
San Bernardino, CA 92410
33 foot dome - 62 seats
Goto GX-10 star projector installed 1979
phone: 909-888-6511 ext. 1458
E-mail:
bwilson@sbccd.cc.ca.us

Beverly Hills High School Planetarium
241 South Voreno Drive
Beverly Hills, CA 90212
30 foot dome - 80 seats
Spitz A4 star projector installed 1969
phone: 310-246-1914

Brackett Obs. & Millikan Planetarium
Pomona College
610 N. College Ave.
Claremont, CA 91711
20 foot dome - 45 seats
Goto GEII star projector
phone: 909-621-8724
E-mail:
bpenprase@pomona.edu

Donald Bianchi Planetarium
California State University
Northridge, CA 91330
40 foot dome - 105 seats
Spitz 512 star projector installed 1992
phone: 818-677-5601

Drescher Planetarium
Santa Monica College
1900 Pico Blvd.
Santa Monica, CA 90405
28 foot dome - 56 seats
Evans & Sutherland Digistar II projector installed 1997
phone: 310-434-3000
E-mail:
trager_phyllis@smc.edu

El Camino College Planetarium
16007 Crenshaw Blvd.
Torrance, CA 90506
30 foot dome - 77 seats
Spitz A4 star projector installed 1969
phone: 310-660-3373
E-mail:
jladerman@elcamino.edu

Reuben H. Fleet Space Theater
Balboa Park
P.O. Box 33303
San Diego, CA 92163
75 foot dome - 336 seats
Spitz STS star projector installed 1973
phone: 619-238-1233, ext. 810
E-mail:
mammana@rhfleet.org

Glendale College Digital Theater & Planetarium
1500 N. Verdugo Road
Glendale, CA 91208
30 foot dome - 48 seats
SkySkan DigitalSky II, 3D Ultra-High-Definition full dome system installed 2003
phone: 818-240-1000 x 5275

Griffith Observatory
800 E. Observatory Rd.
Los Angeles, CA 90027
75 foot dome - 300 seats
Zeiss IX star projector
phone: 213-664-1181
taped information line: 323-664-1191

Los Angeles Harbor College Planetarium
1111 S. Figueroa Place
Wilmington, CA 90744
33 foot dome - 40 seats
Spitz A4 star projector installed 1968
phone: 310-522-8231

Los Angeles Valley College Planetarium
5800 Fulton Ave.
Valley Glen, CA 91401
24 foot dome - 45 seats
Spitz SciDome color computer graphic star projector installed 2005
phone: 818-927-2335
Email:
falkdj@laccd.edu

Milliken Planetarium
Chaffey College
5885 Haven Ave.
Rancho Cucamonga, CA 91737
39 foot dome - 76 seats
Spitz A3P star projector installed 1964
phone: 909-941-2758
E-mail:
planetarium@chaffey.edu

Mt. San Antonio College Planetarium
1100 North Grand Ave.
Walnut, CA 91789
35 foot dome - 100 seats
Spitz A3P star projector installed 1968
phone: 909-594-5611 ext. 4704

Orange Coast College Planetarium
2701 Fairview Rd.
Costa Mesa, CA 92628
24 foot dome - 51 seats
Viewlex Apollo star projector installed 1973
phone: 714-432-5880

Pasadena City College Planetarium
1370 East Colorado Blvd.
Pasadena, CA 91106
30 foot dome - 50 seats
Spitz A3P star projector installed 1964
phone: 626-585-7322
E-mail:
jpsepikas@paccd.cc.ca.us

Riverside Community College Planetarium
4800 Magnolia Ave.
Riverside, CA 92506
24 foot dome - 50 seats
Spitz A4 star projector installed 1976
phone: 909-222-8515
E-mail:
sblair@rccd.cc.ca.us

S.A.G.E. Planetarium
38060 20th St. East
Palmdale, CA 93550
40 foot dome - 120 seats
Spitz 512A star projector installed 1997
phone: 661-273-7646
E-mail:
jsamarant@psd.k12.ca.us

Santa Barbara Museum and Gladwin Planetarium
2559 Puesta del Sol Rd.
Santa Barbara, CA 93105
24 foot dome - 60 seats
Spitz A3PR star projector installed 1977
phone: 805-682-3224
fax: 805-569-3170

Tessmann Planetarium
Santa Ana College
1530 W. 17th St.
Santa Ana, CA 92706
35 foot dome - 120 seats
Goto Chronos star projector installed 2003
phone: 714-564-6356

UCLA Planetarium
UCLA, Physics/Astronomy Div.
405 Hilgard Ave.
Los Angeles, CA 90095
25 seats
Goto GX-10 star projector installed 1972
phone: 310-825-4434
E-mail:
liles@astro.ucla.edu

Victor Valley College Planetarium
18422 Bear Valley Rd.
Victorville, CA 92392-5849
30 foot dome - 70 seats
Zeiss ZPK3 Skymaster star projector installed 1996
phone: 619-245-4271, ext. 324
E-mail:
sbryan@victor.cc.ca.us

International Planetarium Society
http://www.ips-planetarium.org/

Click HERE Loch Ness Productions' worldwide planetarium directory.

 

OBSERVATORIES:

Big Bear Solar Observatory

40386 North Shore Lane
Big Bear City, CA 92314
phone: 909-866-5791

Frank P. Brackett Observatory
Dept. of Physics and Astronomy
Pomona College
610 N. College Ave.,
Claremont, CA 91711 USA
909-621-8724
E-mail:
bpenprase@pomona.edu

Garvey Ranch Observatory
Los Angeles Astronomical Society
Garvey Ranch Park
751 S. Orange Ave.
Monterey Park, CA
213-673-7355
E-mail:
Timothy.J.Thompson@jpl.nasa.gov

Gordon D. Crowell Observatory
Rio Hondo Community College
3600 Workman Mill Rd.
Whittier, CA 90608
562-908-3566

Mount Wilson Observatory
Mt. Wilson Institute
P. O. Box 1909
Atlanta, GA 30301-1909
phone: 404-651-2932

Palomar Observatory
Palomar Mountain, CA 92060.
E-mail:
palomar@caltech.edu

San Fernando Observatory
Department of Physics and Astronomy
CSU Northridge
Northridge, CA 91330
phone: 818-367-9333
E-mail:
physics@galileo.csun.edu

Table Mountain Observatory
P.O. Box 367
Wrightwood, CA 92397
619-249-3551


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