observatory 1

Sandl, Oberösterreich, Österreich
  • Suitable for groups

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)
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    • Winter

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    observatory 1
    4251 Sandl

    Phone +43 664 8299283

    Contact person
    Astronomischer Verein Mühlviertel Franz Hofstadler, DI
    4240 Freistadt

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