One of the major attractions in the city of Jaipur, the Birla Planetarium is an educational, scientific and research institution. Since its inception, the Planetarium has been deciphering different facets of astronomy to the general public. An excellent institute to understand the lesser known world of stars and galaxies, the Birla Planetarium has been hosting several National and international seminars in the concerned field.
Reputed subjects like astrophysics, space science, history of astronomy and celestial mechanics can be all covered by just sitting in the round dome, inside the magnificent Planetarium. Highlighting features about the Birla Planetarium include the regular sky-shows about the concepts of astronomy. Apart from the dome, the Planetarium complex also houses an astronomical observatory which has a powerful Celestron C-14 telescope.
Places to visit near Birla Planetarium:
After exploring the renowned Birla Planetarium in Jaipur, one can also visit Royal Rajasthan Art Gallery, Hawa Mahal, Jantar Mantar, Gaitore Chattris, Jal Mahal and Doll Museum. These popular attractions are in close vicinity of the Birla Planetarium.