The Santa Barbara Museum is rapidly developing a limited amount of room into a world class space exhibit hall.
Planetarium director Steve Schmidt had a limited amount of unused space behind the planetarium controls. To squeeze the maximum display into that space we decided to truncate a spherical Stellarium map by shaving off a little from both the front and back of the map. The Stellarium was built as a free standing unit that could be slid into the space after a section of the wall was removed.
The Stellarium is the newest one on display. It uses only 20 watts of power and is totally silent in operation.