Friday, March 15, 2013

Once the biggest planetarium in the world


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When it opened in 1994 this was the biggest planetariun in the world.

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With a diameter of 30 meters this 300-seat planetarium can project up to 25,000 stars.

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However, a couple of years ago it lost the title to a bigger one constructed in Nagoya.

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Still impressive, surrounded by a reflective pool of water, this one is part of the Ehime Science Museum complex designed by Kisho Kurokawa and is located in Niihama.

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