Welcome to the Ott Planetarium!

The Ott Planetarium provides educational support and public outreach as part of the Physics and Astronomy Department and the College of Science at Weber State University.

 

OBSERVING EVENT: November Star Party coming up! Friday, November 5, from 8:00pm - 9:30pm. Come visit our observatory deck located on the 4th floor of the Tracy Hall Science Building.

Throughout this Fall Semester, the Ott Planetarium will be having open hours to the public! To see when you can visit, check out our "Open Hours" listed in the menu bar above.

We are still taking reservations for private parties, school groups, scouts and other types of visits for these and other times including evenings and weekends.

The Public Observatory is also available for reservations.

Please email planetarium@weber.edu to make a reservation.

 

Full Dome Theater

The thirty foot diameter, sixty seat full-dome theater provides an immersive learning environment for university astronomy courses, school groups, and public outreach events. 

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Public Observatory

Our public observatory has nine pier mounted "point and go" telescopes suitable for beginners and advanced observers alike.

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Schedule a Visit

We provide programming for school districts of Northern Utah and general public. If you have questions about our programs or night sky observing, please contact us.

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The Ott Planetarium is Supported by: 
The Layton P. Ott Family 
The College of Science and Department of Physics at Weber State University 
Weber County RAMP
and NASA