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Saif bin Zayed launches new UAE Mobile Planetarium

posted on 08/09/2010: 2251 views

The Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of Interior HH Lt. General Sheikh Saif bin Zayed Al Nahyan launched in Abu Dhabi yesterday new environment friendly Green Emirates Mobile Planetarium.

Sheikh Saif was briefed about the observatory, which includes the advanced hig tech astronomical telescope with huge capacities. It works with solar energy and consumes lesser energy. The planetarium avails opportunity for public to monitor and follow up closely the astronomical researches and results.

Briefed by inventor of the observatory, Nazar Hazam Salam, of the General Department of Central Operations at Abu Dhabi Police, Sheikh Saif said the higher leadership was keen to support all the projects that contribute to service of the country and citizens, commending the invention of environment driven and clean energy project by a police element.

For his part, Salam, the inventor of the mobile astronomical planetarium, said the planetarium is equipped with the latest technology, indicating that it will work with competent authorities to sight the moon and with school, universities, colleges, clubs and tourism fields as well.

The observatory vehicle includes two computers to control the movement of telescope devices and astronomical programmes. It is equipped with remote control automatic photographing system. â€" Emirates News Agency, WAM


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