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    Planetarium Sheet
    Jawaharlal Nehru Planetarium
    जवाहरलाल नेहरू तारामंडल


    INDIA - BANGALORE - KARNATAKA


    Type: Planetarium

    Address: Sri. T. Chodaiah Road, High grounds - Bangalore, 560001 Karnataka (Bengaluru)
    Country: INDIA

    Latitude: 12°59'04" N  -  Longitude: 77°35'22" E  -  Altitude: 939m

    Website: http://www.taralaya.org/sky-theatre.html
         
    Email: info@taralaya.org
    Phone: +91 80 2237 9725
    Fax/cell: +91 80-222
    Director or contact: Shri Pramod Galgali (director)

    Opened in 1989

    Dome of  15.0m
    Capacity of 219 seats
    Oriented Yes
    Tilt No

    Optical system ZEISS : ZKP4
    Digital system Zeiss : Velvet Powerdome

    Video system Velvet : 5+1

    Meridian resolution 4.0 K
    Sound 5.1

    Other: Mini dome (40s) with mirrordome

    Observatory dome on the roof: 150mm Zeiss coude refractor

    Frequenting: 300000 people per year
    Sessions: 1600 per year
    Staff: 5


    History: 19 November 1989: 15m/230s/Zeiss RFP-DP - 2007: Fulldome (mirrordome) - 2012: upgrade fulldome - March 2016: closed for renovation - 17 January 2017: Hybrid ($1.8 million)
     See also: History of Planetariums in India: 1954-2018, Dr Jayanta Sthanapati

    Last major evolution: 2017: Hybrid system

    Previous installation























    last update: 10/12/2019


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