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Equinox Planetarium

Equinox Planetarium

70 Rajpur Road, Dehra Dun, 248001, India

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Work hours
MO 10:00 – 18:00 SA 10:00 – 18:00
TU 10:00 – 18:00 SU 12:00 – 18:00
WE 10:00 – 18:00
TH 10:00 – 18:00
FR 10:00 – 18:00
About ‘Equinox’ is popularizing the science of Astronomy among the youth of India.
Equinox Planetarium cover
Mission To impart cosmic awareness, develop Scientific Temper and trigger the spirit of Inquiry among the children of our Nation.
Description Equinox was formed in April 2003 with the sole purpose of propagating the science of Astronomy.

Equinox conducts planetarium shows for schools within the school itself. This is made possible with the help of our State-of-the-art PORTABLE PLANETARIUM SYSTEM

The core activity of the organization is to conduct ASTRONOMY and SCIENCE related educational programs for schools.

The shows are INTERACTIVE, an experienced seasoned Astronomer takes the students through the shows in an interactive manner befitting the age and knowledge of participating audience.

Equipped with a wide array of projections, Equinox shows create a unique learning environment for virtually every level of education. Accuracy and precision is the hallmark of the Planetarium.

Our Planetarium shows are engineered to stir the mind of the young such that their curiosity to explore becomes an insatiable hunger. Our objective is to make every young individual ask that most important question “Why”?

Equinox also endeavors to fulfill one of the objectives laid down in the fundamental duties prescribed by the Constitution of India under PART [IV-A] Article 15, (h) which states:

“It shall be the fundamental duty of every citizen of the country to develop scientific temper, humanism and the spirit of inquiry and reform.”

We are the first ones to initiate the radical concept of portable planetariums in India, and have always been using the latest projection technologies that are present in the world.
We at Equinox also understand that it is not enough to use the best optics and projection technology, the real essence of astronomy teaching is in first understanding that studying our solar system our galaxy and the universe is a curious combination of the objective and the fantastic. Astronomy education involves the most abstract and complicated of ideas-concepts of time, space, and distance - often difficult even for adults to comprehend, let alone children.

This is where our Planetarium Educators c
Founded 2003
Products Portable Planetarium, Telescopes

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