Melaka Planetarium

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Melaka Planetarium
Planetarium Melaka
Melaka Planetarium.jpg
General information
Type Planetarium
Location Ayer Keroh, Central Melaka, Melaka, Malaysia
Opening 10 August 2009
Cost MYR20 million
Management Planetarium Melaka Sdn Bhd
Technical details
Floor count 3
Floor area 0.7 hectares
Melaka Planetarium exhibition hall

The Melaka Planetarium (Malay: Planetarium Melaka) is a planetarium in Ayer Keroh, Central Melaka District, Melaka, Malaysia.[1][2]

History[edit]

The planetarium was officiated by Melaka Chief Minister Mohd Ali Rustam on 10 August 2009. It is the second planetarium opened in Melaka after the Al-Khawarizmi Astronomy Complex in Masjid Tanah.[3]

Architecture[edit]

The planetarium was built with the Islamic architecture and a landing UFO with a cost of MYR20 million over an area of 0.7 hectares and 3 floors. It consists of four sections, which are astronomy, outer space, simulation and physics.[4]

Exhibitions[edit]

The planetarium exhibits the magnificent cosmos, history of astronomy and astronomers, and also various attractions.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Melaka Planetarium". AmazingMelaka.com.
  2. ^ http://www.malacca.ws/attractions/melaka-planetarium.htm
  3. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2015-07-01. Retrieved 2015-07-26.
  4. ^ http://ww1.utusan.com.my/utusan/info.asp?y=2009&dt=0811&pub=Utusan_Malaysia&sec=Selatan&pg=ws_01.htm

External links[edit]

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