The expansion and modernization of Silesian Planetarium in Chorzow is underway. The latest project will be enriched by new building with area of over 2.5 thousand square meters, additional lecture rooms, laboratories, conference rooms and unique educational exposition presenting three different branches of science: seismology, meteorology and astronomy. One of attraction of seismology section will be an earthquake simulator. The facility, weighing a massive 3 tonnes, can simulates the ground motion of earthquakes.
The electrically driven simulator build on 6 DoF motion platform PS-6TL-2000 will be furnished with tables, chairs and other movable objects, also the platform can seat up to 10 people. Using real recorded seismic signals and with no risk, visitors can experience the phenomenon of an “earthquake”. The PS-6TL-2000 truly reproduce real earthquakes: acceleration, frequency and amplitude of vibrations.