Kiev Planetarium (Kiev Planetarium)

Planetarium Kiev (Ukraine) - Detailed Description, address and photo. Comments from tourists about the best entertainment in Kiev.

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What is a planetary? First of all, It is a scientific institution that shows the celestial sphere with stars, planets and satellites, comets and meteorites, and solar and lunar eclipse, Take panoramas give, Mars, Venus and other planets of the solar system.

The planetarium Kiev was opened in January 1952 in a converted building of Alexander's Church, which is located in front of the Volodymyr Hill. The room contained about 200 people. In 1987, the planetary moved to its own new premises near the metro station “Olimpiyski”, which is still. In the new building a huge device was installed “Great Zeiss IV”, that lets you display about 6500 stars of the northern and southern hemispheres.

interesting facts:

The planetarium Kiev was the first planetarium built in the territory of Ukraine;

all in Ukraine are 8 planetary: in Kiev, Vinnitsa, Dnipropetrovsk, Cherkassy, ​​Donetsk, Kharkov, Kherson e Odessa;

the first planetarium in the world was built in Munich 1925, e na URSS, the first planetary opened in Moscow in 5 November 1929;

None of the currently existing digital projectors systems can achieve comparable to device “mechanism” opto-mechanical as the image of the starry sky.

The planetarium lectures on astronomy, geography and natural sciences. There is also an astronomical kindergarten for students 6 a 11 years and a studio. Since 2012, on the basis of the planetary, It started the cultural entertainment center “ATMASFERA 360”, thanks to which the planetarium Kiev received a second life.