Gonbad-e-Mina Planetarium

Golnbad-e-Mina Planetarium (Persian: آسمان‌نمای گنبدِ مینا Āsmān-namā-ye –  Gonbad-e Minā) is the largest 3-D planetarium in the Middle East, called Gonbad-e-Mina (Dome of Mina), located at Abbas-abad neighborhood of Tehran, is designed as a sphere showing all stars, planets and other celestial bodies for entertainment and educational purposes.

The planetarium, which is one of a kind and the largest in the Middle East, offers visitors a view of the sky projected on the ceiling. There is a projector at the center of the planetarium and separate projectors for the Sun, the Moon and other planets and stars. It is a theatre built primarily for presenting educational and entertaining shows about astronomy and the night sky, or for training in celestial navigation.