Planetarium on the Go

shows & telescope observations

Let us take you on a journey to the stars

Planetarium On The Go is a 6 m semi-permanent fixed dome structure with chairs for the spectators, that can be set up both indoors or outdoors. It’s main feature is the high quality 57 m2 projection area. An event consist of Planetarium Shows and telescope observations.

Discover through the eyepiece of a telescope, what is out there! Stargazing with sophisticated telescopes as our expert guides share the science and stories of the Greek Night Sky. With our new technology telescopes we can observe deep sky objects even from urban environments. Save images of the Cosmos directly to your mobile phone. Prepare to be amazed!

At National Observatory of Athens – Penteli Visitor Center for the 150 years of Newall telescope.

U.S. EMBASSY ATHENS support at Athens Science Festival 2019 – with Ambassador Pyatt and NASA Astronaut Clayton C. Anderson

“Discover the Brain” at Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Center

Around the World with Planetarium on the Go!

Every year we cover a distance longer than Earth’s perimeter – 40,000 km – bringing space exploration to every corner of Greece and anywhere in the World if invited!

By showing the fascinating discoveries in space exploration, it both inspires and educates people of all ages about our surroundings – the Earth itself and our place in the Universe.

Mechanical Ventilation:

With the use of mechanical ventilation fresh air constantly enters the Dome with complete air renewal every five minutes.

Member of the International Planetarium Society (IPS)

Planetariums are the world’s astronomy classrooms and theaters of public science education. In a time when quality science education is more important than ever, a scientifically literate public is an essential part of the progress of any country.

Our team

We are a team who share a common vision

Nicolas Matsopoulos


Nicolas Matsopoulos has degrees in Shipbuilding, Natural Sciences (BSc), Science Communication (MSc) and in Education (MEd). For 41 years astronomer at the National Observatory of Athens.

Theofanis Matsopoulos

FullDome movies producer

Theofanis Matsopoulos is a partner of the European Southern Observatory (ESO), which is based in Munich and operates, in the desert Atacama in Chile, the largest astronomical observatories in the world. He specializes in fulldome cinematography and video production for digital planetariums

Konstantinos Sakkas

Planetarium Director

Konstantinos Sakkas has a degree in Civil Engineering from the National Technical University of Athens. Founder of Planetarium On The Go, Zagori Observatory and Ioannina Amateur Astronomy Association

Christos Sakkas

Project Manager

Christos Sakkas has degrees in Civil Engineering from the University of Patras and MSC Engineering Project Management from University of Manchester Institute of Science and Technology. Founder of Planetarium On The Go

discover the mysteries of the universe

learn about the exciting discoveries in space exploration

“Space isn’t remote at all. It’s only an hour’s drive away if your car could go straight upwards” Sir Fred Hoyle, 1915-2001, British astronomer

“Somewhere, something incredible is waiting to be known” Carl Sagan, 1934-1996, American astronomer