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Located at Kampung Balik Batu, Tanjung Bidara, Masjid Tanah, in the district of Alor Gajah, the Al-Khawarizmi Astronomy Complex is named after the great Arabic astronomer Abdullah Muhammad ibn Musa, who is also known as Al-Khawarizmi. The complex was built at a cost of RM 20 million and equipped with an observatory, a planetarium, an astronomy training center, as well as a robotic observatory. The training center was completed in 2007.
Al-Khawarizmi Astronomy Complex is one of the facilities that are provided by Melaka State Government in order to study and to explore the growth and the mystery of the universe. Melaka Mufti Department has been honored to realizing the State Government's ambition.
There were three main buildings in the Complex, which are the observatory, the Planetarium and the Training Centre. In the expansion of Al-Khawarizmi Astronomy Complex, Malaysian have the opportunity to study and appreciate astronomy deeper.