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Top 10 Planetarium In India To Visit For Educational Purpose

Top 10 Planetarium In India To Visit For Educational Purpose

The large dome-shaped projection screen called planetarium exhibits astronomy and the dark night sky. It is purely for educational and training purpose. There are five Nehru Planetarium in India situated in New Delhi, Mumbai, Allahabad, Pune, Bangalore and the first 3D planetarium in India is Swami Vivekananda Planetarium in Mangalore.

Best Planetarium In India:

1) Birla Planetarium, Kolkata

A circular structure built in an Indian style similar to Buddhist Stupa is none other than Birla Planetarium and it is the biggest planetarium in Asia which is the second largest planetarium in the world. In India there are 3 Birla Planetarium, first one is Birla Planetarium in Kolkata and the other two are the Birla Planetarium in Hyderabad and Birla Planetarium in Chennai.

2) Birla Planetarium, Chennai

In Chennai, there is another large planetarium named Birla Planetarium and is one of the most modern planetaria in India. It is equipped with a 360-degree sky theatre and is the first in India with special effects projector.

3) Nehru Planetarium, Mumbai

This is a famous dome-shaped theatre called Nehru Planetarium of Mumbai that exhibits planetary information which is situated in Worli in Mumbai. The most famous Planetarium in North India is for the promotion of astronomical education. Check kalite

4) Ahmedabad Planetarium, Gujarat

The Gujarat Science City showcase exhibits lots of various science concepts. It is the only place in Ahmedabad that hosts, Hall of Space, hosts Planet earth, an energy park, and earth-shaped dome.

5) Guwahati Planetarium, Assam

This is the only Planetarium in Assam and frequently organizes exhibitions and seminar for North East India. A unique hybrid planetarium project system is present only in Guwahati.

6) Patna Planetarium, Bihar

It is situated within the Indira Gandhi Science Complex and is the biggest planetarium in India along with Asia that attracts a great number of visitors because it shows a film on astronomy.

7) Swami Vivekananda Planetarium, Mangalore

One and only 3D planetarium in India is Swami Vivekananda Planetarium which is situated in Mangalore Karnataka. The entry fee for 3D Vivekananda Planetarium is Rs 60 for adults and Rs 40 for children.

8) Priyadarshini Planetarium, Kerala

In Kerala, one of the best Science and Technology Museum is Priyadarsini Planetarium is situated at the center in the main city of Thiruvananthapuram and the planetarium provides science exhibition, dark night observation, and mobile astronomy.

9) Anna Science Centre, Tiruchirappalli

In Tiruchirappalli, Anna Science Center planetarium is situated which has an environmental gallery, with telescope and ecosystems to get a good view of the moon, sky, and sun.

10) Kusumbai Motichand Planetarium, Pune

This place has a unique Y-shaped architecture and the first projection planetarium in Asia. It is one of the ancient and continuously operating planetaria in the world.

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