The opening of the St. Petersburg Planetarium occurred November 5, 1959, he became the third in Russia after Moscow and Volgograd
In it are five halls:. Star Hall, astronomical observatory, “Cosmic Voyage”, “planet” and laboratory entertaining experience <. br> Star hall is one of krupshenih in Russia. Its dome is 25 meters in diameter and 15 meters in height, it is designed so that it is not visible from the outside of the structure is installed in the hall
device “Planetarium”, which designs the dome of the hall ranye astronomical phenomena:. Starry sky of the Earth, the celestial motion arch, sun, planets, comets Donati. In the star room also held a lecture for children 4-6 years.
Astronomical Observatory Planetarium is designed to study the celestial bodies through a telescope.
Dome tower has a diameter of 5.25 meters and a height of 5 meters. In the tower all mechanized and electrified.
The Observatory installed a telescope Meade LX-200, which allows to see star clusters, double and multiple stars, galaxies, see the moon in detail and some of the planets.
Are regular sessions of the sky showing through a telescope