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Enjoy the view in Upper Austria

observatory 1

Sandl, Oberösterreich, Österreich
  • Suitable for groups
  • Suitable for kids (all ages)

Guided tours are available by telephone arrangement.
The observatory is located on a plateau at the heart more widely forests at an altitude of about 900 meters.
As a result, we still have a very beautiful dark night sky, good atmospheric transparency as to heavily trafficked roads or other dirt emitters located near the observatory neither industry. The dome of the observatory has a diameter of five meters and has a classic wood construction with aluminum roof covering of the Zeiss, Jena.

The main unit is a 40 cm telescope with a primary mirror with a focal length of 320 cm. It is also a Refraktro with 10 cm lens. For sky photography we use various SLR or high-sensitive CCD cameras.
The whole system is controlled by computer, which means that lengthy search of celestial objects, which does us the PC with a suitable program in seconds.

Guides / tour on telephone request!

  • by arrangement
  • Registration required
  • Can only be viewed from outside

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  • Suitable for groups
  • Suitable for schools
  • Suitable for kids (all ages)
  • Spring
  • Summer
  • Autumn
  • Winter

Please get in touch for more information.


observatory 1
4251 Sandl

Phone +43 664 8299283
E-Mail franz.hofstadler@aon.at
Web www.sterndlschaun.at/

Contact person
Astronomischer Verein Mühlviertel Franz Hofstadler, DI
4240 Freistadt

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