Projecting a fascinatingly clear and brilliant night sky is indispensable also for many planetariums with larger domes – planetariums that not only disseminate knowledge but also offer various programs in the fields of science, culture and entertainment.

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STARMASTER Starball


Mid-size planetarium projector

ZMPTD-instrument_overview.jpgThe STARMASTER Starball with its new LED light sources delivers stars of maximum definition and superb brilliance. STARMASTER is a planetarium projector of modular design. For fulldome theaters keen to present the starry sky in all its beauty, versions featuring the complete fixed-star sky, with or without projectors for Sun and Moon are recommended. In its fully configured version, STARMASTER offers the complete functionality of a traditional planetarium projector. The instrument is suitable not only for traditional dome theaters, it can also be installed in tilted domes.
STARMASTER is available in combination with powerdome full-dome systems or as your sole planetarium instrument.


powerdome Star Theaters


Fulldome systems for mid-size domes

zmp_velvet_layout_350px.jpgCombine the Starball with powerdome fulldome systems to add the full power of fulldome! ZEISS offers projection solutions fitted to your dome size and best suited for dome projection. Choose the best of the best by integrating our in-house designed VELVET projectors! Alternatively you can select from a range of handpicked commercial video projectors to immerse you visitors with dome images.


powerdome®VELVET


Unique Projector Worldwide

VELVET-DGV_projector.jpgWith powerdome®VELVET ZEISS offers the world's first and only video projection system with an absolutely black backdrop based on the DLP® technology of Texas Instruments. An in-house design by ZEISS, VELVET fascinates not only by its native contrast ratio of 2,500,000 : 1 – a tremendous leap compared to other projectors offering up to 30,000 :1 -, but also by its expanded color spectrum. In the projected image, very bright and extremely dark areas are excellently resolved at the same time.