Friday, 10 May 2013

Birla Planetarium Kolkata India




About Birla Planetarium                    

M.P. Birla Planetarium or the Birla Planetarium is known for space science and astronomy museum and is one of the largest museums in Asia. This place specially will interest stargazers and aspirants of becoming rocket scientists.

The Planetarium is situated at the intersection of Jawaharlal Nehru Road, which was previously known as Chowringhee and Theatre Road. The outer structure of this planetarium is milky white in appearance and has a roof in the shape of a dome.

From this place, one can also visit the nearby Maidan, Victoria Memorial and St. Paul’s Cathedral. It was established in 1963 and since then it has been imparting knowledge and revealing celestial mysteries to the visitors.

Birla Planetarium is equipped with high tech gadgets like Solar filters, Celestron C-14 Telescope, The Carl Zeiss Universal Planetarium projector and a huge variety of projectors for the special effects. With the help of all these gadgets, the Birla Planetarium reveals to its viewers the mysteries of the skies. Inside the planetarium making video recording