Pathani Samanta Planetarium is situated in the city of Bhubaneswar. It is founded for creating awareness about astronomy, astrophysics and space science. It carries on some interesting activities like night sky viewing, audio visual programs and poster shows etc. It also displays various astronomical devices.
Pathani Samanta Planetarium encourages people who does research in the field of astronomical science and also provide them financial help for carrying out their researches. The planetarium has a well facilitated library containing books on science and technology. It remain open on Tuesday to Sunday from 2:00 PM to 5:00 PM. It charge a very small fee for entrance.