Anna Science Centre, Tiruchirappalli

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Anna Science Centre
Established10 June 1999
LocationPudukottai Road Road, Kottapattu, Tiruchirappalli, India.
Coordinates10°46′08″N 78°42′11″E / 10.768859°N 78.703144°E / 10.768859; 78.703144
TypePlanetarium
Websitehttp://tnstc.gov.in/anna-science-centre.html
Moon shown in planetarium dome

Anna Science Centre is a planetarium located in the Indian city of Tiruchirappalli.[1][2]

Main entrance

Location[edit]

The planetarium is located on the National Highway 210 between Trichy and Pudukottai adjacent to the Tiruchirapalli Airport.

History[edit]

The Anna Science Centre, Tiruchirappalli was established by the Government of Tamil Nadu and was inaugurated on 10 June 1999. School and college-going students from neighbouring districts such as Pudukkottai, Thanjavur, Perambalur, Dindigul, Karur and Madurai visit the planetarium.[1]

[ABOUT THIS PLANETARIUM]

 This  is not a science centre it is a planetarium also. Here came lot of peoples and school students,college students are will come and see lot of planet telescope to see sun or moon

Features[edit]

The planetarium has an environment gallery which exhibits themes related to eco systems, bio-geochemical cycles, bio-diversity and conservation. The Science Centre has many 3D films like "Shark Island", Magic Show, Roller Coaster etc.[3] The planetarium also has Vigyan Prasar, an Edusat Facility and Try Science – Around the World, a system that has details about the science centres in more than 50 countries.[4]

Shows[edit]

The planetarium has shows in both Tamil and English. Tamil shows will be at 10.30 am, 1.00 pm and 3.30 pm. In English shows will be at 11.45 am, 2.15 pm and 4.45 pm.[5]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Anna Science Centre launches new planetarium programme". The Hindu. 22 March 2011. Retrieved 31 July 2011.
  2. ^ http://www.tn.gov.in/policynotes/pdf/higher_education.pdf
  3. ^ "New 3D movie in Tirichi Anna Science Centre". Flashnewstoday.com. 2011-05-22. Retrieved 2011-07-31.
  4. ^ "Anna Science Centre in Tiruchi gets edusat facility". The Hindu. 25 June 2007. Retrieved 31 July 2011.
  5. ^ http://www.indiaandindians.com/tamilnadu/trichy/trichy_entertainment.php
A park with Jurassic age fauna models is situated side by the main building.

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