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Kiev Planetarium, Kiev

Categories: Observatories, Museums
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3.6/5 based on 30+ reviews on the web
Kiev Planetarium in Kiev, Ukraine is one of the largest planetaria in the CIS . Opened on January 1, 1952 by the initiative of the scientist-astronomer Serhiy Vsekhsviatskiy, the planetarium has a dome of 23.5 meters in diameter, and seats 320 people. In 1987, Kiev Planetarium moved to new premises on the street. Red Army, 57 /3, where he remains to this day. The new building was set device " Large Zeiss IV», allowing to demonstrate the 6500 stars of the Northern and Southern hemispheres.In the planetarium are lectures on astronomy, geography, natural history. When the children's planetarium astronomical school for students 6–11 years of age and art studio.Kiev Planetarium is a division of the Society "Knowledge" of Ukraine.Atmasfera 360In December 2011 an entertainment center ATMASFERA 360 was founded on the basis of the planetarium. Specifications of the dome: diameter - 23 meters, the height of the dome - 11.5 meters. It is equipped with modern 4k digital projection system. Therefore is used 15 projectors, which work on single mediaserver. Due to digital autocalibration system the calibration process takes up to 15 minutes and includes all 5 stages: Geometric alignment Edge blending Brightness uniformity Gamma matching Black level compensation Atmasfera 360 is full of innovative silutions which attract a lot of visitors. Atmasfera 360 is equipped with revolurionary software - Event Horizon. Event Horizon is a real-time 3D fulldome environment that visualizes and simulates the known Universe according to accurate, up-to-date scientific data. The software is based on the latest Unreal Engine technology and provides up to 4K resolution graphics which, combined with a beautiful soundtrack, gives a revolutionary viewing experience.
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  • Wonderful and informative place. In the same way they have wonderful service for lovers. My girlfriend guy there made an offer. Very unusual!
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  • Look. I'm from Chicago. We have a Planetarium there that's AMAZING. So I assumed that this place was going to be at least somewhat museum-like. Nuh-uh. They have one movie room and that's about it. Ex...  read more »
  • I was always interested in the stars, and that's exactly what the establishment where you can learn a bit more about them! Went to a session with a child. He is 45 minutes sitting with open mouth and raised to the top of the head. I and my son happy.
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