Minsk Planetarium turns 50

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Minsk Planetarium turns 50

50 years ago stars became closer to Minsk. The Minsk planetarium is located in Gorky Park.

A star room for up to 120 spectators is equipped with a domed screen device, produced back in the GDR.

The 6-meter-high tower observatory, with a telescope with 300x zoom, one can see be seen behind the Sun, the Moon, Venus, Mars and other planets. 

Alexander Mikulich, head of the Minsk planetarium:
We offer a variety of services. Of course, we have new technologies, digital. A new service appeared - spherical movies. It's been very popular. We hold mass events. Such as the "Day of Astronomy", "Space Day". Although the planetarium is 50 years old, it is aged... But it still able to surprise its visitors with the beauty of the sky.