Tag: Pathani Samanta Planetarium

No Public Entry To 3 Planetariums Of Odisha From Jan 10
No Public Entry To Odisha’s 2 Planetariums From Jan 10

The Odisha government on Friday announced to close the two famous planetariums in the State for the public from January 10 in view of the surging cases of Covid-19.

  • Friday, 07 January 2022
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First partial solar eclipse of 2019 tomorrow

Bhubaneswar: The first solar eclipse of 2019 will take place on January 7. It will be a partial solar eclipse and the phenomenon will start from 5 am and will continue till 8:18 am tomorrow, informed Director of Pathani Samanta Planetarium Dr. Subhendu Pattnaik. Though this partial solar eclipse will not be visible in India […]

  • Wednesday, 28 July 2021
Pathani Samanta Planetarium shut down

Bhubaneswar: The Pathani Samanta Planetarium here in the city has become non-operational since last three days with no apparent efforts from the authorities to restore operation has put a damper on hundreds of tourists visiting the famous site. “It is very discouraging that I did not know that the planetarium was closed until I came […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
CM inaugurates Odisha’s 2nd planetarium in Sambalpur

Sambalpur: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik inaugurated the second planetarium of Odisha, named after APJ Abdul Kalam in Sambalpur today. The planetarium, constructed by the Odisha Industrial Infrastructure Development Corporation (IDCO) at a cost of Rs 5.60 crore, has a capacity of 170 to 180 visitors. The planetarium has been set up to create awareness on […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
Tata Steel brings first ever ISRO exhibition to Odisha

Bhubaneswar: Celebrating the 10th year of Young Astronomer Talent Search (YATS), Tata Steel in collaboration with Pathani Samanta Planetarium (PSP) has brought the much acclaimed Vikram Sarabhai Space Exhibition of the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) for the first time to Odisha. The week-long exhibition was inaugurated today at the Pathani Samanta Planetarium in the […]

  • Tuesday, 20 July 2021
40,000 students across Odisha participate in YATS zonal round competition

Bhubaneswar: With an aim to nurture the minds and imagination of budding talents to explore the mysteries from beyond earth and to provide an ace platform for high school students to explore Space Science and Astronomy, the zonal round competition of the 10th Young Astronomer Talent Search (YATS) was conducted by Tata Steel in collaboration […]

  • Tuesday, 20 July 2021
People of Odisha watch Super Moon after 68 years

Bhubaneswar: The people of Odisha witnessed the Super Moon (November’s full Beaver Moon), a rare celestial phenomenon this evening after 68 years. Talking to media persons here, Subhendu Patnaik, deputy director, Pathani Samanta Planetarium, Bhubaneswar, said the November’s super moon is a term used to describe a full moon when it is at its perigee […]

  • Tuesday, 20 July 2021
Odisha CM felicitates budding astronomers of state

Bhubaneswar: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Wednesday felicitated the top 20 winners of the 11th Edition of the Young Astronomer Talent Search (YATS) Programme for the year 2017-18 at Pathani Samanta Planetarium here. Patnaik also felicitated a young achiever from Odisha, Dr Susmita Mohanty, Co-Founder and CEO, Earth2Orbit, and a spaceship designer and serial space […]

  • Tuesday, 06 July 2021
Decade's Last Solar Eclipse Wows Stargazers

Bhubaneswar: Scores of stargazers and astronomers fix their eyes on the sky as the last solar eclipse of this year began at 8:29 AM in India. Though the celestial phenomenon is hard to resist, the experts have barred people to see the eclipse with naked eyes. Watch below, moments of the spectacular ‘Ring of Fire’ […]

  • Wednesday, 21 April 2021
Will A Mega Asteroid Hit Earth On April 29, Odia Scientist Clarifies
Will A Mega Asteroid Hit Earth On April 29? Odia Scientist Clarifies

At a time when the world is already grappling with COVID-19 pandemic, the news on likelihood of a mega asteroid ‘hitting the earth’ on April 29 has kept social media abuzz with theories of doomsday. It may be noted that US Space Agency NASA had said that an asteroid of a fairly large size will […]

  • Saturday, 17 April 2021
Sky-Gazers Spot Rare Neowise Comet In Odisha Skies

Bhubaneswar: The comet Neowise officially called C/2020 F3 Neowise which has been capturing a lot of eyeballs in the last few weeks is also visible in Odisha skies. As reported, sky-watchers across India are getting the spectacular view of the rare comet from cloud-free areas using either space telescope or binoculars from July 16. Malaya […]

  • Wednesday, 14 April 2021
Planetariums In Odisha To Reopen On February 2, Cap Of 50 Visitors Per Show

Bhubaneswar: After months-long coronavirus curb, Pathani Samanta Planetarium in the capital city Bhubaneswar is set to reopen from February 2, 2021. Besides, APJ Kalam Planetarium in Burla and the Pathani Samanta Museum at Khandapada in Nayayagarh district, which were shut down in March last year after the outbreak of the pandemic, will also open doors […]

  • Tuesday, 06 April 2021