Yashwant Rao Chavan Planetarium and Science Centre, Nashik: This project is of Nashik Municipal Corporation. The building was constructed in the year 1999. Initially, the corporation had decided to installed Opto Mechanical system such as Goto or Carl Ziess. But as per the recommendations of experts, they were directed to go for Digital Planetarium System.


In early 2003, experts and few officials went to USA for demonstration of Digital Planetarium System as there was not a single installation of Digital Planetarium System in India. With the expertís recommendation, Nashik Corporation decided to purchase Digistar 3 system. In year 2007, the system was installed. The dome size is 11 meter diagonal having capacity of 105 seats. The inauguration of this planetarium is done by Hon. President of India in Nov 2007.



Dome Size: 11 meter
Earlier Model: New Planetarium
Digital Model: Digistar 3 (six) CRT System
System Upgraded to Digital in : Nov 2007