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Sultan Al Qasimi inaugurates revamped Sharjah Planetarium

Sharjah [UAE], May 11 (ANI/WAM): Sheikh Sultan bin Muhammad Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Sharjah, opened, on Wednesday, the revamped, newly developed, and modernised Sharjah Planetarium on the Sharjah Academy for Space and Astronomy Science and Technology, within the presence of Sheikh Sultan bin Ahmed bin Sultan Al Qasimi, Deputy Ruler of Sharjah and President of the University of Sharjah.

During the opening ceremony, verses from the Holy Quran had been recited, and a video was screened that detailed the various upgrades made to the Sharjah Planetarium, the varied parts of know-how put in within the dome, and the venture’s leaders’ achievements and challenges.

According to the presentation, the concept was impressed by the Ruler of Sharjah, who wished to supply college students, events, and most of the people a chance to find out about and discover the cosmos.

Prof Hamid Majul Al Nuaimi, Director of the University of Sharjah (UoS), delivered a speech wherein he addressed essentially the most distinguished figures and achievements of the earlier dome, saying: “Since its establishment in 2015, the Sharjah Planetarium at the University of Sharjah is the first in the region in terms of the technologies it contains and the area it enjoys, as its interior diameter reaches more than 18 metres long and can accommodate more than 200 people. With the expertise of its employees, it has remained the focus of the attention of astronomers, space scientists, university and school students, and the general public, and has received thousands of visitors from different age groups and from different parts of the world.””With the development of technology in the related scientific fields, we could not stand as observers, so we insistently wanted this Sharjah Planetarium to remain at the forefront and to be distinguished by its equipment with the latest technology, and all this was thanks to the sublime care and generous support of the Ruler of Sharjah and the continuous follow-up of Sheikh Sultan bin Ahmed Al Qasimi, President of the University.”The Director of the University of Sharjah addressed an important updates that had been made to the Sharjah Planetarium when it comes to the programmes used, the tools for lighting and sound, and the high-quality management system, along with the leisure factor to satisfy the wishes of scholars and the general public of all ages, indicating that the planetarium will host many conferences and area scientists throughout the coming interval.

Hamid Al-Nuaimi additionally thanked all the businesses contributing to the venture and the varied college departments that exerted unremitting efforts and demonstrated excellence and creativity in order that the venture can be at this stage of success and worldwide standing.

A movie presentation about area and astronomy was subsequently screened by the Ruler of Sharjah and the viewers after he clicked the inauguration button.

The presentation lined a historic and archaeological overview of the classifications of the photo voltaic system’s planets, stars, galaxies, and constellations.

The presentation additionally addressed the beginnings of the International Space Station, together with the collaborative efforts of many countries to construct it and the Emirati participation in its research via the participation of Emirati astronauts Hazzaa Al Mansouri and Sultan Al Neyadi.

Then, the scholars of the Sharjah Academy for Space and Astronomy Science and Technology mentioned an important findings from the analysis that they had achieved on the Sharjah Observatory along side exterior worldwide our bodies to trace the movement of planets, stars, and meteors.

Sheikh Sultan bin Muhammad Al Qasimi offered shields and engaged in commemorative images with the representatives of the businesses that contributed to the design and implementation of the options that modernised the Sharjah Planetarium.

During his tour of the academy, the Ruler of Sharjah stopped by the Radio Astronomy Laboratory, the Meteorites Centre, the library, and the Centre for Geographic Information Systems and Remote Sensing.

Then, Sheikh Sultan paid a go to to the places of work of postgraduate college students, the place he was given an outline of the college’s most notable companies for college students from everywhere in the nation and the world.

He was given a presentation on the engineering mannequin of the cuboid satellite tv for pc “Sharjah Sat 1” throughout his go to to the Mini-Satellite Laboratory. The workings of the cuboid satellite tv for pc and its most notable options had been defined to Sheikh Sultan bin Muhammad Al Qasimi.

The planetarium has been up to date and improved with cutting-edge know-how, together with eight major projectors backed by devices which might be among the many most superior of their kind for planetarium projections and a star projector. The new platform helps each 4K and 8K resolutions.

The planetarium’s management system, which manages the lighting, sound, and picture in addition to the operation of all servers and shows gadgets within the dome, was developed alongside numerous cutting-edge pc programmes and simulators that recreate the planetarium and the high-level scientific, academic, and technical occasions that happen there as effectively.

Since the Sharjah dome is a hybrid dome combining a digital show with a visible show that simulates the character and brilliance of the star scene, the Japanese Mega Star system, the optical star projector situated within the corridor’s centre, has additionally undergone improvement with a purpose to interconnect with the brand new system with excessive integration and synchronisation.

This progressive programme is offered in the true world, alongside leisure laser present tools, to individuals of all ages, together with college students of all ranges.

The Birth of the Earth, Towards Mars: Towards a New Horizon, Beyond the Sun, Hunting Dark Matter: The Cosmic Ghost, and Astronomy by Colossal Dimensions are 5 new scientific movies involved with the sciences of area and astronomy, appropriate for all ages, added to the earlier eight exhibits.

The inauguration was attended by Sheikh Sultan bin Muhammad Al Qasimi, Sheikha Bodour Al Qasimi, President of the American University of Sharjah (AUS), Khawla Abdulrahman Al Mulla, Chairperson of the Family Affairs Authority, Ali Salem Al Midfa, Chairman of the Sharjah International Airport Authority, Khalid Jassim Al Midfa, Chairman of the Commerce and Tourism Development Authority, and Ali bin Shaheen Al Suwaidi, Chairman of Sharjah Public Works Department, Dr Mansour Muhammad bin Nassar, Head of the Legal Department of the Government of Sharjah, Omar bin Huraymel Al Shamsi, Head of the Human Resources Department, numerous native division administrators, deputies of the University of Sharjah, school members, representatives of corporations working within the venture, and college students of the academy. (ANI/WAM)