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M.P. Birla Planetarium
বিড়লা তারামণ্ডল


INDIA , WEST BENGAL , KOLKATA
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M.P. Birla Planetarium
M.P. Birla Planetarium
M.P. Birla Planetarium
M.P. Birla Planetarium
M.P. Birla Planetarium
M.P. Birla Planetarium
M.P. Birla Planetarium


Type: Planetarium
Opened in 1962

Address: 96 Jawaharlal Nehru Road - Kolkata, 700 071, West Bengal
Country: INDIA
Email: info@mpbirlaplanetarium.org
Phone: +91 33 2223 6610
Fax/cell: +91 33-222
Website: https://www.mpbirlaplanetarium.org/
Website 2: http://www.indianholiday.com/best-of-india/museums-art-galleries/birla-planetarium-kolkata.html


Team
Debiprasad Duari (director)







570 seats











Dome of  23.0m




Technical
Optical system ZEISS : ZMP
Digital system ZEISS : Powerdome Velvet
Software: Uniview
Video system Velvet : 6+3
Meridian resolution 6.0 K
Dome: Astro-Tek (2015)

Facilities

Operation
Frequenting: 726000 people per year

History
- September 29, 1962: 600s/Zeiss Universal UPP 23/2s
- September 2015: close for renovation
- July 18, 2017: reopening (after 2.5 years): Hybrid (new Zeiss)

Last major evolution: 2015: Renovation, Hybrid system

Comments
Dr Jayanta Sthanapati, History of Planetariums in India: 1954-2018, online, 2019


Latitude: 22°32'44" N  -  Longitude: 88°20'50" E  -  Altitude: 11m

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last update: 09/01/2019

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