Don’t miss the chance to visit our famous space planetarium! No doubts it won’t leave you indifferent! This is the place where you can find yourself under the starry skies even in daylight and learn how to recognize different constellations of Northern and Southern hemisphere! Planetarium is meant for studying the celestial sphere and training astronavigation with the help of nominal optical-visual devices.
GCTC Space planetarium is an astronavigation functional-simulating facility created in 1985 on the basis of space planetarium. It comprises:
- Planetarium itself
- Computer system, monitoring the training process
- Crew capsules with the real console and devices of the main space equipment used by Russian space technologies
Space planetarium created in 1979 is one of the main devices for studying the starry sky. It has a diameter of 12,5 meters and projects stars up to 6,5 of optical magnitude thus creating an illusion of watching the celestial sphere outside the Earth atmosphere. That makes the perception of visual environment similar to the conditions of real space flight.
Astronavigation functional-simulating facility allows not only to project starry sky but also to simulate flight dynamics for different manned space vehicles with moving of constellations within the sight of windows and with real angular rates. It makes possible to train astronavigation skills with the help of nominal optical-visual devices under conditions close to those of the real space flight.
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