Worldwide many small size planetariums help school kids, students and adults alike to understand the basics of astronomy. They deliver inspiring presentations and an outstanding wealth of knowledge. Thanks to farsighted communities like the German city of Recklinghausen and private sponsors, small planetariums and observatories will even improve the learning effects and add fascination. A new extension to the Recklinghausen public observatory will be used for exhibitions and special events. More in the news paper article (in German).