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    Planetarium Sheet
    Priyadarsini Planetarium - Kerala State Science and Technology Museum
    കേരള സ്റ്റേറ്റ് സയൻസ് ആൻഡ് ടെക്നോളജി മ്ő


    INDIA - THIRUVANANTHAPURAM - KERALA


    Type: Science Center

    Address: Vikasbhavan P.O. - Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum), 695033
    Country: INDIA

    Latitude: 8°30'35" N  -  Longitude: 76°56'47" E  -  Altitude: 33m

    Website: http://www.kstmuseum.com/index.php/planetarium
         
    Email: directorksstm@gmail.com
    Phone: +91 047-1230-6024
    Fax/cell: +91 047-12
    Director or contact: Shri Arul Jerald Prakash

    Opened in 1994

    Dome of  17.0m
    Capacity of 200 seats
    Oriented Yes
    Tilt 15°

    Optical system ZEISS : ZMP-SB
    Digital system RSA-Cosmos : SkyExplorer 4
    Software: SkyExplorer 4
    Video system Sony : VPL-GTZ280 (4+2)

    Meridian resolution 2.0 K
    Sound 5.1 10,000W

    Other: Cove Leds, 3D Theater (other room)

    Dome: Astro-Tec: PA-17MT
    Observatory Dome on the roof: 11 inch Celestron

    Frequenting: 120000 people per year
    Sessions: 750 per year

    History: 1984: initiated - 8 September 1994: opening 15m/181s/ Goto GM-II-AT - 2010: Fulldome Sky-Skan - August, 6, 2015: Inauguration: new dome tilted and Hybrid Zeiss system ($2 million without dome), Barco F32 (5+4) - 2019: upgrade
     See also: History of Planetariums in India: 1954-2018, Dr Jayanta Sthanapati

    Last major evolution: 2019: projectors

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    last update: 10/16/2019


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