The strong heroes of the Zula Patrol are on an expedition collecting samples of weather for scientist Multo's research at Al Thuraya Planetarium on 13th March.
Al Thuraya Planetarium, Building 45, Katara Cultural Village, Qatar
13 March 2019, 06:00 PM
13 March 2019, 09:00 PM
Al Thuraya Planetarium is now open and the entrance is FREE!
The Planetarium is named after the Thuraya (Seven Sisters) which is a cluster of seven bright stars (the Pleiades M45). Occupying 2,240sqm area, the planetarium is expected to become one of the main attractions at Katara. It offers a rare experience to visitors, blending education and entertainment, especially students, families and astronomy enthusiasts.
The main constituent of the planetarium is a full-dome digital system with a seating capacity of 200 people. It features a 22-meter screen, equipped with state-of-the-art digital projectors showing 2D and 3D tutorial shows.
The planetarium is designed to entertain both children and adults in two languages, English and Arabic.
A wacky fun-filled show about THE ZULA PATROL, a group of animated aliens travel the galaxies to learn new and exciting things about science and space exploration will be held on 13th March.
In addition, the Planetarium features information on Earth Science which contains more than 200 unique data sets in five categories: astronomy, atmosphere, geology and the oceans. This includes more than 25 terrestrial weather data, solar data sets and a number of awareness presentations by professional trainers.
There is also a museum within the Planetarium displaying astronomical figures and history such as the story of the split of the moon in the era of the Prophet Mohammed and a number of models of the planets of the solar system in various sizes, in addition to models of space shuttles and astronaut suits.