Watson-King Planetarium

8000 York Road
Towson, MD 21252



The Watson-King Planetarium, located in Smith Hall, room 521, is Towson University’s primary tool for public outreach in astronomy.

Established in 1965, the Watson-King Planetarium allows us to view the stars at any time of the day or night, in any weather. It has seating for 44 people under its 22’ diameter dome. The stars and planets are displayed by a Digital Starlab projector, and can show views from any point in space at any time. Our new quadraphonic sound system allows for an extra dimension of experience as you tour the cosmos.

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