Russian first planetarium (2006)

Documentary №41449, 1 film, duration: 0:12:13
Production: Lennauchfilm (LNF)

Movie №1 Russian first planetarium

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In the middle of XVII century in the Duchy of Schleswig-Holstein (Northern Germany) produced Globe-Planetarium diameter of more than 3 meters.

On the outer surface of the globe was drawn map of the Earth, and on the inside - the starry sky.

Ball had a fixed axis, which was secured round wooden table and bench for 12 people.

This globe has become a diplomatic gift to Tsar Peter I and is registered as the first exhibit of the first Russian museum - Kunstkammer.

Later, he was kept in purpose-built premises next to the Academy of Sciences, and then - in Tsarskoye Selo.

Calendar: 2006

Locations: St. Petersburg, Russia

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