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Planetarium of Tashkent

Category

Culture

Address

Shaykhontokhur district, Zarqaynar street, 6

Phone

+99871 244 77 20

Information

Look at the starry sky during the day, expand your knowledge of astronomy, astronautics, touch the Earth and Universe sciences - you can get all this by visiting the Tashkent City Planetarium named after Mirzo Ulugbek.

The new building for the Tashkent city Planetarium named after Ulugbek was built in 2003. Its opening was timed to the 12th anniversary of the country's independence. The planetarium was also equipped with new equipment. Modern installation "Planetariy MS-6" company "Minolta" acquired by a grant from the Government of Japan.

The new Planetarium is located opposite the Chorsu market, behind the Circus building. This is a unique modern structure in the ensemble of old Tashkent. The basis of the volume-spatial composition of Planetarium is a cube covered by a dome. This composition is traditional for the architecture of Uzbekistan, in it the square base of the building symbolizes the earth, and the semicircle of the blue dome - the firmament. The modern look of the building give translucent walls of tinted glass, decorated with images of heavenly bodies.

The planetarium consists of demonstration and exhibition halls. In the demonstration hall, designed for 50-60 people, is the main equipment, which is intended to demonstrate the starry sky, as well as the planets of the solar system.