DuPont Planetarium

University of South Carolina, 471 University Parkway
Aiken, SC 29801


The DuPont Planetarium at the University of South Carolina Aiken consists of 45-seats, a 30-foot diameter tilted aluminum dome by Astro-Tec, Digistar II planetarium projection systems from Evans & Sutherland, and Spice automation system by Sky-Skan. This equipment has the capabilities of all-sky, video and panoramic projection.

The DuPont Planetarium opened in September 1995. The planetarium conducts K-12 school programs, general-interest level programs for the public, specialized programs for university classes, and private shows for parties and other events.

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