It was set up with an aim of spreading awareness about the study of astrophysics, astronomy and space science. It gives help to those who want to take up a career in astronomy and supports scientists as well. The planetarium features a fully equipped library that has a rich collection of books on technology, science and environment. It is an interesting and engaging landmark in the city of Bhubaneswar, where one can participate in various activities like night-sky viewing, poster shows and audio-visual programmes. The show that it displays on outer space is quite alluring and is played every day except on Monday. The usual time is from 1400 to 1700 hours. One needs to get tickets to see it.

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