The planetarium of Strasbourg is located in the district of Neustadt in Strasbourg, more precisely in the heart of the Astronomical Observatory in edge of the botanical garden. It is driven by the Garden of the Sciences of the University of Strasbourg. Created in 1981 and inaugurated in January 1982, this planetarium is part of a professional astronomical site with a large telescope
Within the framework of the vast program of the Campus operation, the opening of the new equipment of scientific, technical, industrial culture (CSTI) and teaching is planned at the end of 2022.
The University of Strasbourg, the only French university to operate this type of facility, is the contracting authority for this work, which is financed by the French government, the European Union and the Eurometropole of Strasbourg. This project will include the general reception of the Science Garden, a university service dedicated to sharing knowledge with the public, the new planetarium room and the development of a garden open to the public.
As the leader of the grouping, in partnership with Jacques Guarinos, an independent consultant, advice and assistance to the project owner for the definition, monitoring and installation of the technical equipment of the new planetarium of Strasbourg.
Prefiguration study and verification of the detailed technical program