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Viewers will be able to watch the broadcast with an expert and take part in a quiz.

In honor of World Space Week and the 65th anniversary of the founding of the Baikonur cosmodrome, the Moscow Planetarium will host a live broadcast on its social networks with an expert and give away prizes.

Quiz “Secrets of Urania”

In the quiz on the planetarium pages on social networks “In contact with”, Facebook and “Instagram”questions will be posted. Photos with answers to them will need to be posted on social networks from October 7 to October 20, along with the account of the Moscow Planetarium and the hashtag # Secrets ofUrania.

Three winners from each social network will be awarded with books. The other five winners will receive souvenirs from the planetarium. More detailed rules of participation can be found on the official siteor on social networks.

Live “Let’s Talk About the Moon”

On October 6 at 18:00 there will be a live broadcast with the candidate of physical and mathematical sciences, popularizer of astronomy and a member of the scientific council of the Moscow Planetarium, Mikhail Shevchenko. There will also be a drawing of his book “The Moon. Observing the most familiar and incredible celestial object. “

The online broadcast will be devoted to interesting facts and two anniversaries associated with the Moon: the 50th anniversary of the landing on the Moon of the Soviet automatic station “Luna-16”, which automatically drilled the soil, collected samples of lunar rock and delivered them to Earth; and the 50th anniversary of the beginning of work on the lunar surface of the Soviet automatic laboratory “Lunokhod-1”, which for 11 Earth months studied the nature and properties of the surface of our satellite.

Live broadcast on youtube channel planetarium and social networks. All viewers will be able to ask questions to the expert in real time. The broadcast will be available later in the recording.

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