In Tibet will build the world’s highest planetarium

In Tibet will build the world’s highest planetarium

BEIJING, February 7 — RIA Novosti. The highest planetarium in the world will start to build next year in the Tibetan capital Lhasa in southwest China next year, reports China Central television.

It is reported that at the present time experts have begun to study the design of the future planetarium. Local government and experts took the decision to unite with the future already existing planetarium Museum of natural Sciences and Museum technologies and exhibition centre and create a non-profit Museum complex.

After the completion of the planetarium it is an optical telescope with a diameter of one meter.

According to the head of the regional Department of science and technology van Cunizza, due to its unique geographical position, the planetarium will play an important role in the observation of the stars and in space-time, astronomy, despite the fact that he will not have the optical telescope is able to get into the international Scientific network of optical instruments for astrometric and photometric observations (ISON).

How long will it take for the construction of the planetarium, is not specified.