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Planetarium at calicut - Malabar's astronomy hub

Author: Ramachandran, V. S.

Keywords: Planetariums
Astronomy

Issue Date: 2014-01

Publisher: National Council of Science Museums, Kolkata

Description: The Regional Science Centre & Planetarium at Calicut, popularly known as the Calicut Planetarium, is the preferred destination of astronomy enthusiasts in and around Malabar. Come any news about a celestial phenomenon, the telephone of this institution starts ringing. For the local public, students, and the press and media people, this institution is the only reliable source of information on astronomical events.
This paper discusses the astronomical heritage of this renowned institution and its technical evolution over time. It focuses on the recent struggle of the planetarium to remain technically up to date and how it succeeded in doing so.

Description: Includes bibliographical references and tables.

Source: National Council of Science Museums

Type: Article

Received From: National Council of Science Museums


DC Field Value
dc.contributor.author Ramachandran, V. S.
dc.date.accessioned 2017-06-16T08:11:02Z
dc.date.available 2017-06-16T08:11:02Z
dc.description Includes bibliographical references and tables.
dc.date.issued 2014-01
dc.description.abstract The Regional Science Centre & Planetarium at Calicut, popularly known as the Calicut Planetarium, is the preferred destination of astronomy enthusiasts in and around Malabar. Come any news about a celestial phenomenon, the telephone of this institution starts ringing. For the local public, students, and the press and media people, this institution is the only reliable source of information on astronomical events.
This paper discusses the astronomical heritage of this renowned institution and its technical evolution over time. It focuses on the recent struggle of the planetarium to remain technically up to date and how it succeeded in doing so.
dc.source National Council of Science Museums
dc.format.extent 28-40p.: col.ill.
dc.format.mimetype application/pdf
dc.language.iso en
dc.publisher National Council of Science Museums, Kolkata
dc.subject Planetariums
Astronomy
dc.type Article
dc.identifier.issuenumber 2 (Vol.4)
1 (Vol.5)
dc.format.medium text
DC Field Value
dc.contributor.author Ramachandran, V. S.
dc.date.accessioned 2017-06-16T08:11:02Z
dc.date.available 2017-06-16T08:11:02Z
dc.description Includes bibliographical references and tables.
dc.date.issued 2014-01
dc.description.abstract The Regional Science Centre & Planetarium at Calicut, popularly known as the Calicut Planetarium, is the preferred destination of astronomy enthusiasts in and around Malabar. Come any news about a celestial phenomenon, the telephone of this institution starts ringing. For the local public, students, and the press and media people, this institution is the only reliable source of information on astronomical events.
This paper discusses the astronomical heritage of this renowned institution and its technical evolution over time. It focuses on the recent struggle of the planetarium to remain technically up to date and how it succeeded in doing so.
dc.source National Council of Science Museums
dc.format.extent 28-40p.: col.ill.
dc.format.mimetype application/pdf
dc.language.iso en
dc.publisher National Council of Science Museums, Kolkata
dc.subject Planetariums
Astronomy
dc.type Article
dc.identifier.issuenumber 2 (Vol.4)
1 (Vol.5)
dc.format.medium text