Birla planetarium Birla planetarium of Kolkata, India is the India’s largest museums in Asia located in the hub of the city close to the Maidan and Victoria Memorial. It came into existence in the year 1962 with a blend of science, communication & environment. Birla planetarium gives an idiom for those interested in astronomy. It provides useful piece of information about our solar system, galaxies, life span of stars, space, planets and heavenly bodies etc.
Generally, English, Hindi, and Bengali languages are used in these lectures but in Oriya, Tamil & Gujarati can be used occasionally as per the theme of celebration. It will definitely gain your knowledge to discover science outdoors.
It was first planetarium in whole of India as well as in entire Asia. It arranges number of events or classes for the common people as well as the students to understand the different sorts of phenomenon that take place in the ever so mysterious space.
Nearby 350 projects are being associated with it:
• Astro- physics
• Celestial Mechanics
• History of astronomy
• Mythology concerning the stars
• Many more celestial events.
Main purposes of these lectures are:
• Conducts programmes aimed at children of all ages.
• MP Birla Planetarium in Kolkata is offered Courses are: Post-Graduate Diploma course in Astronomy and Planetarium Sciences and M.Phil course in Astronomy and Planetarium Sciences