Wednesday, June 15, 2011

Universe Planetarium

Tenggarong Universe Planetarium is a planetarium which is located at Jalan Diponegoro, Tenggarong, aquatic mammal, East Kalimantan. Planetarium seating capacity of 80 was built in 2000 and officially opened in 2002.

Universe Planetarium is a planetarium third in Indonesia after Jakarta Planetarium and Planetarium Surabaya, East Java.

Universe Planetarium is located at Jalan Diponegoro, to the left of the Museum building Mulawarman. The planetarium was built in 2002 and inaugurated on April 16, 2003. This place is a science tourism facilities to enjoy the beauty of the universe in the form of stars, planets and everything in outer space. Planetarium Star Theater is a place or a theater of nature, because it can show the contents of the universe and its structure.

Props used in the form of three artificial projector Skymaster ZKP German company Carl Zeiss, with a maximum height 2750 mm and weighs around 250 kg, has a lens that is 100 lens. Projecting the image of the sun, moon, comets, meteors, stars, constellations, galaxies and more. In addition to the main projector, the Skymaster ZKP 3 also contained other supporting effect of the projector and slide projector 8 piece that serves to project the image.

The space used as a demonstration room contains 92 chairs placed encircling the projector and when the show begins, the room sealed so that no incoming light and air circulation in the set with air conditioning.

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