the Moscow planetarium launches new online program “Astroid”. It includes a series of lectures for adult fans of astronomy, educational classes for children aged five to 10 years. They will be broadcast on the YouTube channel and on the pages of the planetarium in social networks. Everyone is also invited to visit the virtual exhibition on the most ancient observatories in the world. It will be available on the official website of the planetarium.

21 may at 19:00 starts. At the first lecture “introduction to the telescope” will tell you what are telescopes and how do they differ. The lesson will also demonstrate how to assemble and set up the telescope for observing the stars and planets.

the Cycle consists of three events, which will be held in the evenings at 19:00. May 28 will be held the second lecture. We will focus on how to take spectacular pictures of a starry sky with your smartphone.

For those who are not able to join the broadcast, all lectures of the cycle “Galileo” will be available for replay on the pages of the planetarium in social networks “Vkontakte”, “Facebook” and “Instagram” as well as on the YouTube channel. In addition, everyone will be able to receive in your email a brief lecture notes. To do this, users need to click on the link which will be specified in the brief description under each video lecture. Continue to fill out a form indicating their e-mail.

On the official website of the Moscow planetarium on may 21, will become available. It will present the photographs of the partially preserved temple complexes. Among them, Angkor Wat in Cambodia, Stonehenge in Armenia, the ancient city of Arkaim in Russia, Chichen Itza in Mexico, the pyramid of Cheops in Egypt and other places on the world map, which supposedly housed the first Observatory.

Next to each photo you can read about the specific building or city, to find out how and why they built the Observatory, which celestial objects were first observed by astronomers.

in addition, the exhibition online exhibition will be presented unique images of ancient settlements made with American satellite “IKONOS-2”. As well as the most interesting from the report scientists who examined these photographs. To visit the virtual exhibition everyone will be able to the end of October.

For young astronomy fans aged from five to 10 years will begin on may 23. It will include four sessions, each will start at 12:00. On the first virtual lesson, “Why is the world colored? Part 1” the guys will discuss how we perceive colors and what role this process plays a ray of sunshine. While the “Why is the world colored? Gifts of the rainbow. Part 2,” which will be held may 30, the children will learn, when the sky appears a rainbow, and why in the dark all cats are grey.

June 6 will be the third lesson called ��My home is my compass!”. The boys, under the leadership of a lecturer learn to determine directions, and make from readily available materials solar watch. The final class of the series “Secrets of the moon” will be held June 13. Young astronomers will study the craters of the moon, they will learn what is a lunar Eclipse and more. All classes will be broadcasted on the YouTube channel and on the pages of the planetarium in social networks, after which they can be viewed there in the record.

the Moscow planetarium invites everyone to join and other virtual programs. Students will be interested to hear educational lectures from the series “Star lessons” and “Online journey with astrologer”. A family listening to a suitable audio from the series “Legends of the sky” and prepared jointly with the Museum of the Moscow art Theater online reading called “Star tales at night.”

Despite the fact that many institutions are closed to prevent the spread of coronavirus, the cultural life of Moscow continues online. Programs for those who remain at home making the city libraries, museums, galleries, parks and other cultural sites. And the townspeople not miss the brightest event has launched a special project “Culture of Moscow online”. In one place dozens of concerts, performances, tours, lectures and light shows.

in addition, the city Committee for tourism with cultural sites launched the project #Mosqueteros. With it, you can see permanent and temporary exhibitions of different museums.