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The Planetarium

The Planetarium

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The Planetarium

Part of the Natural Sciences Museum Complex, the Constanta's Planetarium invites you on a journey of initiation into the hidden mysteries of the heavenly vault. As a window on the sky you will be presented stars, planets, meteors, galaxies and other celestial corps who watches mankind for thousands of years.
The Planetarium was founded in 1969, the year that man first walked on the moon. Located on the crossroad between Soveja and Mamaia Street, near the southern entrance of Mamaia resort, confesses today hardly infiltrated the mysteries of the sky.
The Planetarium has a dome whose diameter is 8 meters and a capacity of 80 seats, a place where demonstrations are made. During these demonstrations, visitors can watch a starry sky projection on an artificial arch. At the entrance to the Observatory, you can visit an exhibit that shows the structure of the universe, from the structure metagalaxy to the Solar System's planets in showing pictures, along with their characteristics. Also the Astronomical Observatory dome is used for astronomical observations. It has a diameter of 5 meters and holds a Cassegrain mirror type telescope. The institution has other astronomical instruments such as sniper school type (identical Telementor) amateur telescope and Busch binocular telescope. With these tools the Planetarium's well trained staff makes astronomical observations day and night. All specialists and the Planetarium tools are available to visitors eager to decipher the mysteries of the universe by a flexible program especially during summer, when conditions for their researches are much better at night. The Planetarium is available for curious people whenever there is one particular astronomical phenomena (eclipses, stars rain, etc) for comments and explanations.
The audience enters the museum is very varied, from preschool to the elderly. In the season, the Planetarium is visited by organized groups of students, and during the summer season tourists are those who come in large numbers to explore the mysteries of the sky. For those who have never visited a planetarium, is an unforgettable experience.


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