What is a planetarium?

Known as “planet houses” in Turkish, planetariums are dome-shaped and reflect the images on every part of the dome. Thus, viewers can watch shows with a 360 degree angle and three dimensionally. Planetarium is actually an educational and recreational tool used to provide space-related developments enter into our daily life and endear the space to the young people both entertainingly and practically. The history of planetariums based on years before common era. It is rumored that there were pools under these domes in those years and one could examine the reflection of the stars and their ways through the holes on these domes. Today, away from being structures just built to observe the space, planetariums have became phenomena combining entertaining education with 360 degree visual films in large structures together with the visual technologies, projection and sound systems developed. 

 

 




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