The entrance to the planetarium on that day will be commemorative 10 kunas for movies and interactive presentations (shows). Programe in only digital planetarium in Croatia is divided into morning and evening sessions.The morning program brings movies and interactive presentations for children and adults while the evening program is more suitable for students and adults.
Celebrating five years of Astronomical centre Rijeka , program with the working title "Five", will feature in digital planetarium:
10 am- My First Look at the Sky, interactive presentation (show)
11 am- The Sun- Our Star, interactive presentation (show)
12 pm- Kaluoka'hina- Enchanted Reef, movie (full dome show)
6 pm- Realm of Light, movie (full dome show)
7 pm- In Search for Comets, interactive presentation (show)
8 pm- Touching the Edge of the Universe, movie (full dome show)
9 pm- Guide of the Night Sky-Winter, interactive presentation (show) + Tour Under the Open Sky, guided representation (using laser) of the night sky . This tour will be available if we have clear skies (it will take place in front of the planetarium).
Films /full dome shows are synchronized to the Croatian language.
The visitor will be able to view an exhibition of posters, paintings, sculptures and other art works made by children and adults during their visit to Astronomical centre Rijeka. Artistic work will be displayed in the lobby and inside of the planetarium.
Also, visitors will be able to see an exhibition of late Boris Mardešić, "Infinite Space" , where they presented three images of the Cosmic cycle.
History of the Day of Planetaria
This event is celebrated since 1995 aroud the world and presents an opportunity to popularize world planetaria.
Astronomical centre Rijeka, which is owned by Rijeka sport, has been celebrating this event since 2010. Also, this year marks fifth anniversary of the Centre and so far we featured eight synchronized movies: View of the planets, Vibrato, Race to the Earth, Two small pieces of glass, Mission: Mars, Touchin the edge of the Universe, Kaluoka'hina-enchanted reef, Empire of light.The digital planetarium visitors could view numerous live presentations (Guide of the night sky, Small bodies ofof the solar system, My first glance at the sky, Meeting with astronomy, Universe: it is up to you to discover it, Solar sistem safari, From Earth to the Universe, The Moon in shadow, Sky below us, Top 10 constellations, 10 reasons why I love astronomy, The Sun – our star, In search for comets. So far we had 49,500 visitors from Croatia and abroad.
Special features of digital planetarium in Rijeka
-Spherical dome with diameter of 8 meters
-modern digital projector: In Space System (RSA Cosmos)
-Audio: Dolby Surround
-50 seats + 2 seats for people with disabilities
-Air-conditioned hall (amphitheater)
-Programs for all age groups from 5 years old and up
-business hours of Planetarium: Tuesday to Saturday from 8 am to 10 pm.
-Rijeka planetarium is a member of International Association of planetarium since December of 2009. The same organization has 700 members from 35 different countries.
(Published: March, 2014)