CONTACT

Have questions about what we do? Want to know the difference between a planetarium and an observatory? Concerned about that bright thing in the sky? (It's probably Venus.) 

What are you waiting for? Drop us a line! 

Ott Planetarium and WSU Public Observatory Public Availability

Ott Planetarium

We are taking reservations for private parties, school groups, scouts and other types of visits, in addition to our public hours.  

Please see this page for more information about our public hours and schedule.

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

Ott Planetarium Director and WSU Public Observatory Director 
Dr. John Armstrong

jcarmstrong@weber.edu
Weber State University Department of Physics


General Questions and Reservations

Ott Planetarium Assistant Director 
Carson Matthews 
Weber State University Department of Physics 

planetarium@weber.edu

WSU Public Observatory Assistant Director 
Weber State University Department of Physics 
planetarium@weber.edu

Shipping Address 
Ott Planetarium 
Tracy Hall Science Center 
1415 Edvalson St DEPT 2508 
Ogden, UT 84408-2508 
USA 

 

LOCATION

Street Address 
Ott Planetarium 
Room LL203, Lind Lecture Hall 
Weber State University Ogden Campus 
1550 Edvalson St. 
Ogden, Utah 84408

WSU Department of Physics Public Observatory
4th Floor, South end of Tracy Hall Science Center 
Weber State University Ogden Campus 
1415 Edvalson St.
Ogden, UT 84408-2508 
USA 

Weber Ogden campus

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Parking 

Parking passes are required before 4:00pm, Monday-Friday. Parking is free on weekends and after 4:00pm on weekdays. 

Parking passes must be purchased at the Information Kiosk or Parking Services (see map above). 

The Ott Planetarium does not have parking passes. Plan to arrive early if you need to purchase parking passes. 

The most convenient parking lots for the Planetarium are the W1, W2, and W5 lots.

The most convenient parking lot for the Observatory in Tracy Hall is A2.


Ride UTA! 

UTA Routes 455, 603, 625, 640, and 685 serve Weber State University. 

Unfamiliar with the bus system? Try Google transit: google.com/transit