National Council of Science Museums
Ministry of Culture, Govt. of India

A state of the art Digital Planetarium has been opened recently at Goa Science Centre. Planetarium is a facility for presenting educational and entertaining shows on celestial wonders and the magic of night sky, capturing the beauty and magnificence of celestial objects and phenomena. A dominant feature of most planetariums is a dome-shaped projection screen onto which scenes of stars, planets and other celestial objects can be made to appear and move realistically to simulate the complex Motions of the Heavens. The celestial scenes can be created using a wide variety of technologies. The Goa Planetarium is one of the newest generation of planetariums which uses full dome projection technology. The 8m dia planetarium has a seating capacity of 53 and daily 4 shows are held for the public.

Now Showing : Wonders of Universe. Daily 4 shows The show provides an opportunity to travel through the outer regions of the galaxy—voyage past the Pillars of Creation and other colourful clouds of dust and gas where stars are forming or left behind as they erupt in supernovas. The 50 seat digital planetarium will provide more educative and entertaining experiences to the audience of all age in an immersive environment.