Saturday, September 27, 2008

Kaohsiung Astronomical Museum

Kaohsiung Astronomical Museum is an museum in Kaohsiung in south-west Taiwan.
established in 2000 . It is located near Kangho Elementary School in the suburbs of Siaogang District.

The museum is dedicated to the promotion and teaching of astronomical science and is equipped with a multimedia hall with a built in 5-meter-diameter sky screen, and an astronomical science exhibition hall.

The museum has created a 2-meter-diameter constellation map which is the largest ever created in the Mandarin language and is in the possession of the NT$6 million Temma Mewlon 300mm reflector telescope, the most developed telescope ever owned by a museum or organization other than the research institutes in Taiwan. .

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