The Planetarium

IMG_7317In stellar hall of the planetarium there are 45 seats. Its diameter is 8 metres. The first planetarium in Bulgaria is made by Milko Milanov in Dimitrovgrad. The apparatus uses 47 projectors for film strips. It showed night sky in north hemisphare and also the place of the Sun and Moon with its phases. In thos time from 1962 to 1972 with this apparatus were demonstrated the lectures in stellar hall.

          From 1972 is used new planetarium “Karl- Zeis”. It shows around 5000 stars of the 6 magnitude. It shows also Sun, Moon, planets and twenty-four-hour period. Other projectors are delivered later.Planetarium_sgradaThey show solar system, two comets, meteor shower, vario- projectors of planets- Earth, Mars, Jupiter, Saturn, which add the picture of night sky. For the lectures of the planetarium we use other pictures with media projector.

Hubble

James Webb Space Telescope
Comparison of Hubble and James Webb mirror (annotated) Comparison of Hubble and James Webb mirror The James Webb Space Telescope JWST OTIS set for testing in space simulation chamber The James Webb Space Telescope (artist's impression) The James Webb Space Telescope (artist's impression) The James Webb Space Telescope The James Webb Space Telescope and Herschel The James Webb Space Telescope (artist's impression)