Sub-Saharan Africa’s first digital planetarium opened
November 5, 2013 Editor 0
Sub-Saharan Africa’s first digital planetarium, established by the University of the Free State (UFS) in collaboration with the Department of Science and Technology (DST), the Free State Department of Economic Development, Tourism and Environmental Affairs (DEDTEA) and the Mangaung metropolitan municipality (MMM), was officially opened, in Bloemfontein, on Friday. The planetarium was built on the site of the Boyden Observatory Science Centre, with the old Lamont-Hussey telescope building having been renovated to house the planetarium.
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