Pathani Samanta Planetarium aims to make people aware about astronomy, astrophysics and space science. The planetarium also aims to generate awareness among them regarding their environment. It offers regular shows about outer space to create awareness in the field of astronomy, astrophysics and space science. Shows organised by the planetarium include night sky watch, audio visual program, poster shows and display of astronomical instruments.
Established for creating more awareness about the space, astronomy, and astrophysics, the Pathani Samanta Planetarium is one of the most loved landmarks of the city of Bhubaneshwar. Once inside, you can participate in various interesting activities like audio visual programs, poster shows and Night sky viewing.
The Planetarium also encourages research in the field of astronomical science and provides financial help as well.To support scientists wishing to conduct research on science and technology, the planetarium offers financial help. Further, it also provides them with a bigger platform where they get the opportunity to interact in the conferences of international repute. Works of the planetarium are also focused on creating awareness about the remote sensing technology. At the library located within the planetarium, collection of the books on environment, technology and science are found.
Timing: 2 – 5 pm (Tuesday to Sunday)