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PlanetariumBeijing Planetarium is located in Beijing Xizhimen Street, National Science Museum of natural science topics. Mainly through the artificial sky simulation performances, exhibitions held in astronomical knowledge, editing, publishing and distribution of astronomical science books, mass organizations and other forms of astronomical observation the popularization of astronomy to the public. Beijing Planetarium has become a major astronomical science positions in China to carry out publicity and education to the public, especially the young public. Since 1995, the planetarium has been named the national and municipal, district-level science education base, science and education base for peace, youth patriotism education base, and has been named the national and municipal science advanced collective honorary title.

Beijing Planetarium is China's first planetarium. September 1957 established. The museum has a 23.5 m diameter symbol canopy Theatre, intermediate mounting delicate domestic large-scale planetarium can show day, month, stars, meteors comets, eclipses and other celestial phenomena. To accommodate 600 people watched. The middle of the hall reflect the Earth's rotation Foucault pendulum. Display knowledge of astronomy exhibition hall on the west side, the east side of lecture halls often hold academic exchanges and popularize scientific knowledge of astronomy report. Courtyard has two observatory, which is equipped with a 13 cm diameter telescope, through which viewers watch the moon, planets, nebulae, star clusters, daytime observation of sunspots. The museum also use this lens in the research record in the National sunspot observations joint projects.

Beijing is Beijing Planetarium astronomy exhibition and science base. Beijing Planetarium was established in 1957, was completed on September 29, 1957, can be broken down into planetarium, hall, exhibition hall, auditorium and other parts of the Observatory. Beijing Planetarium is located in Beijing Xizhimen Street opposite the zoo. In addition, the Beijing Ancient Observatory is located Jianguomenwai Beijing Planetarium is also owned by management, it is the ancient Chinese Ancient Observatory Royal Observatory.

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