NORTH PENN PLANETARIUM

Welcome to the North Penn Planetarium!

The North Penn Planetarium is located at North Penn High School in Lansdale, PA. The main purpose of the planetarium is to educated the students of the North Penn School district in the field of astronomy. However, it also serve the community as a whole by offering programs open to the public and private groups by request.

The planetarium has a 30 foot dome and seats a maximum of 57 people. It is powered by a Spitz 1024 Opti-mechanical system controlled by an ATM-4 computer. This system also utilizes DVD players, a PC, a CRT projector and a LCD projector for multimedia presentations.

If you have any questions about the planetarium contact James P. Bauman, who is serving in his ninth year as planetarium director. You can contact Mr. B by email at baumanjp@npenn.org or phone at 215-853-1263.