Melaka Planetarium

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Melaka Planetarium
Planetarium Melaka
Melaka Planetarium.jpg
General information
Typeplanetarium
LocationAyer Keroh, Melaka Tengah, Malacca, Malaysia
Inaugurated10 August 2009
CostMYR20 million
ManagementPlanetarium Melaka Sdn. Bhd.
Technical details
Floor count3
Floor area0.7 hectares
Melaka Planetarium exhibition hall

Melaka Planetarium (Malay: Planetarium Melaka), officially Melaka Planetarium Adventure Science Centre, is a planetarium in Ayer Keroh, Melaka Tengah District, Malacca, Malaysia.[1][2] It was officiated by Malacca State Chief Minister Mohd Ali Rustam on 10 August 2009, and is the second planetarium in the state after the Al-Khawarizmi Astronomy Complex in Masjid Tanah.[3][4] The planetarium features Islamic architecture and a landing UFO, costing MYR20 million to be built over an area of 0.7 hectares and 3 floors. It consists of four sections, which are astronomy, outer space, simulation, and physics,[5] and exhibits the magnificent cosmos, history of astronomy and astronomers and also various other attractions.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Melaka Planetarium". AmazingMelaka.com. Archived from the original on 2011-11-04. Retrieved 2015-02-03.
  2. ^ "Planetarium Melaka" [Melaka Planetarium]. Majlis Perbandaran Hang Tuah Jaya (in Malay). 21 December 2015. Retrieved 17 August 2021.
  3. ^ "Melaka Planetarium Adventure Science Centre". Malacca. Retrieved 17 August 2021.
  4. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2015-07-01. Retrieved 2015-07-26.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  5. ^ http://ww1.utusan.com.my/utusan/info.asp?y=2009&dt=0811&pub=Utusan_Malaysia&sec=Selatan&pg=ws_01.htm

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Coordinates: 2°16′17.2″N 102°17′13.2″E / 2.271444°N 102.287000°E / 2.271444; 102.287000