KITION PLANETARIUM & OBSERVATORY


About Us

 

KITION PLANETARIUM & OBSERVATORY

PROFILE

Our organization was established on the 14th of February 2008.

It was ascribed the name KITION PLANETARIUM & OBSERVATORY.

It is named after the ancient city of Kition which was found in the area where nowadays, the town of Larnaca, Cyprus, is located.

For this reason is considered an honorary act on behalf of the local authorities to grant us the permission to utilize the name of this significant landmark as a prefix to the name of our organization.

VISION

Our vision is to encourage the awareness among the general public and attract and retain their interest, involvement and contribution into the world of discovery, exploration and wonder.

 

MISSION

The mission of our organization is to promote the study, experimentation and information in the fields of astronomy, astrophysics, space science as well as in the fields of other physical and social applied sciences.

 

The above shall be substantiated in the following potential, practical ways

 

  • The construction and operation a digital planetarium with full dome projection with high definition video projection of stereoscopic movies, 3D animation, real time astronomy shows and real time projection of social and cultural events.
  • The erection and running of a professional astronomical observatory.
  • The provision of facilities for accommodating a wide range of seminars, presentations, lectures and other scientifically oriented events.
  • The establishment of a thematic museum, exhibition halls and other public display venues which shall be destined to promote the dispersion of knowledge in the globes of sciences, technology and culture.

 

Recent Reports

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Mar 22
2017

NEWS FROM ASTRONOMERS WITHOUT BORDERS (CYPRUS)

Dear colleagues, friends and members, I am very proud and honoured to be the Cyprus National Coordinator for AWB, since March 2010. Since then we grew together our AWB family...

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Contact

Location:9 AMMOCHOSTOU STREET, KITI, LARNACA, 7550
Cyprus
Email:[email protected]
Website:cyprusplanetarium.com
Phone:+35799991111

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