We are hugely grateful to our sponsors. These organisations deserve a special mention for the professional and financial support they offer the BAP. Their support allows us to keep costs down for our members and focus on the primary aims of our organisation.

If you’d like to sponsor the BAP and promote your services to our members then please get in touch.

Supernova Sponsor


Carl Zeiss AG

We make it visible Carl Zeiss specialises in projection technology for planetariums. Further components, for example projection domes, sound technology, and seating, are designed through cooperation with experienced companies. Customers can count on the specialised know-how that has grown out of this cooperation.

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Digitalis Education solutions

Astronomy Educators choose Digitarium® from Digitalis Education Solutions.

More than 800 organisations have purchased our digital planetarium systems—far more than any other brand. 

Our innovations are grounded upon unique blend of technical expertise and real-world astronomy education experience. Many of our staff have overseen planetariums and we operate an on-site fixed planetarium for our local community. Our quality is unmatched by any competing products. Our proprietary fisheye lenses are a competitive advantage, with sharp focus, high contrast, and minimal colour separation.

We design our lenses, our own simulation software, our own system frames and enclosures, our own domes, even our own dome duffel.

Our unique Digitarium remote control and Universal Console™ iPad are the easiest to learn and use. Spend more time focused on your students rather than your system.

Our unique combination of usability, features, projection quality, product support, and affordable pricing.

Local Dealers: Science Dome

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Evans & Sutherland

Evans & Sutherland invented the digital planetarium in the early 80’s, and our talented team is dedicated to designing and delivering the finest digital dome theatres. Digistar 6 offers the best possible combination of image quality, simulation power, ease of use, and an ever-increasing set of advanced features. Earlier this year they announced DomeX, a full LED based dome, that significantly outperforms projector-based solutions in contrast, brightness, reliability, and lifespan.

Evans & Sutherland is represented across Europe by Skypoint Planetariums. For inquiries or to request a demo, please contact sales@es.com

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Immersive Adventure

Immersive Adventure is an innovative European company that designs and builds high quality digital projection systems to use in Fulldome immersive cinemas, planetarium domes and many other venues. We have developed a ground-breaking optical system, which offers unparalleled system flexibility with superb image quality.

This year we are presenting the Immersive Player Mercury, an innovative software for tablets that will make the control of SpacecrafterPro, our planetarium software, more visual and intuitive.

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RSA Cosmos

RSA Cosmos, a Konica Minolta Group Company, is the global leader in digital planetariums, providing leading innovative solutions, the most powerful software, SkyExplorer, and over 300 fulldome shows to planetariums and immersive environments around the world.

RSA Cosmos installed the world’s 1st real 10K 3D planetarium in La Coupole (France), the world’s biggest planetarium (35m) in Nagoya (Japan), will open the world’s first two LED dome planetariums, a 3D immersive room in the Science Center of Grenoble-Alpes Métropole (France), and other spectacular installations!

RSA Cosmos’s software, SkyExplorer, offers the most stunning, realistic, and scientifically accurate astronomical and STEAM content in an interactive and fun manner. A new version of SkyExplorer is released every year and instant updates are available thanks to leading technologies connecting SkyExplorer directly to the astronomical community.

RSA Cosmos and its local partner in the UK & Ireland, ST Engineering Antycip, are at your service: sales@rsacosmos.com

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The Science and Technology Facilities Council (STFC)

The Science and Technology Facilities Council (STFC) is part of UK Research and Innovation, a new body which works in partnership with universities, research organisations, businesses, charities, and government to create the best possible environment for research and innovation to flourish.  STFC enables the UK’s natural sciences, computing, and engineering communities to continue their world-leading research in the UK and abroad.  Public engagement with science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) is important to us. We love to share the curiosity, excitement, and ambition that drives us to discover and understand new things, and develop technologies that improve our lives.  We are funded by the UK public: listening, understanding and discussing their views of the impact of science and technology on our society is both our responsibility and our privilege.  Find out more about STFC public engagement by following the link below

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Star Sponsor


Skyrora designs, manufactures and deploys rockets to clear the way for small satellite manufacturers looking to access Space. Headquartered in Edinburgh, and with facilities across Europe, Skyrora is developing launch vehicle technology to ensure that the life-changing benefits of space are realised here on Earth.

Skyrora is proud to work with an innovative co-working centre, located in Dnipro. This supportive collaboration allows us to develop and grow together as we both move towards the same aim.

Our mission is to realise the tangible benefits of responsive access to, and responsible exploitation of, Space for the increased well-being of life on Earth

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Sky - Skan

Sky-Skan has been elevating the sophistication of planetarium presentations for almost 50 years with their innovative ideas and technologies. Today we design and build the world’s top fulldome planetariums and visualization theaters. Our products and services range from bespoke Definiti digital fulldome theatre systems, to award-winning fulldome content, project management, theatre design, and related hardware and software. We are proud to be a supporter of the BAP organization continually since 2002.


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Explorer Dome

Explorer Dome has been around for over 20 years! From our humble beginnings in 1998, we have come a long way with four domes, chemistry presentations, workshops, a team of specialist presenters and a base in Bristol and now the Midlands.

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NSC Creative

NSC Creative is an award-winning UK studio with 15 years of experience in immersive media. They specialise in immersive experiences for VR, dome, theme parks, attractions and museums. Situated at the National Space Centre in Leicester the studio has extensive experience of producing meaningful media and inspiring diverse cross-generational audiences. 


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