Tashkent Planetarium

Tashkent Planetarium
"Toshkent Planitariumi"
Established7 November 2003
LocationUzbekistan Tashkent, Uzbekistan
TypePublic, technological planetarium

Tashkent Planetarium is one of the newest constructions in Uzbekistan, which is visited by local people and by tourists. Tashkent Planetarium provides visitors with the opportunity to look at outer space, even in the morning, and enlarge their knowledge about the cosmos and the whole universe.[1]


Tashkent Planetarium was established by edict №649 of "Cabinet of Ministers of Republic Uzbekistan" on 3 November 2003, by decision of Tashkent city municipality of 7 November 2003 №748. The Planetarium is nowadays controlled by the controlling unit of Tashkent city municipality which focuses on culture and sport.

There are two main halls at the Planetarium, and each hall has its own functions. The first hall is mainly built for showing the Solar System and space, using Japanese technologies. The second hall contains artefacts, where visitors can learn more about specific planets and about Earth.

In 2008 a group of scientists at Tashkent Planetarium discovered the new planet "Samarkand".[2][3][4]

See also


  1. ^ "Планетарий г. Ташкента в г. Ташкент (Узбекистан): фото, описание, адрес на карте - необычные достопримечательности". prostoturist.com.ua. Retrieved 1 April 2016.
  2. ^ "Астрономы из Узбекистана открыли малую планету "Самарканд" - Anons.uz". ANONS.UZ. Retrieved 1 April 2016.
  3. ^ "Каталог TOP - Мой Город". mg.uz. Retrieved 1 April 2016.
  4. ^ "Планетарий г. Ташкента :: Информация об интереснейших местах посещения Ташкента". orexca.com. Retrieved 1 April 2016.

External links

  • Brochure about the planetarium
  • Article about the planetarium
  • Article about the planetarium in English
  • Article about the planetarium in English

Coordinates: 41°19′35″N 69°14′32″E / 41.3264°N 69.2422°E / 41.3264; 69.2422

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