A group of experts astronomers answer your curiosity.
The event will be an opportunity to learn something more on ' universe and it will be difficult not to resist the temptation of a space travel .
Programme of the visit -
Reception in the Auditorium of the Observatory with a short welcome and explanation of the history and scientific activities carried out in Observatory -
Visit to the Planetarium , a tool that simulates the movements of the celestial sphere and the phenomena that interest at all latitudes and, therefore, allows a virtual journey between star constellations, galaxies and nebulae offend a unique and evocative. -
Visit the Museum of the astronomical instruments and / or the Meridian Circle . The museum collects the main tools of the historical collection of the Observatory , and a large part of the secondary tools and accessories. You can admire the cultural heritage of historical-documentary, the"wormhole" that transports the visitor from ' astronomy ancient to modern scientific research; a visionary and colorful path in the solar system with a virtual projection that will revive the visitors the exciting moments of the July 1969 when Neil Armstrong landed on the moon;
a virtual library where guests can browse through the pages of the scientifically most significant ancient volumes.
The dome of the Circle Meridian hosts a tool of 1871 consists of a telescope that rotates around a fixed axis horizontal place on the East-West line, so the telescope can only move on the meridian line . In the dome you can also observe other aids such as telescopes, micrometers, levels, etc. pendulums. -
Remarks to the telescope we peterrerà to scrutinize closely the Moon and Jupiter. The order of the visit may be subject to change according to weather information on 'event Where :
Via Moiariello 16, Naples (Capodimonte area) google maps for directions click here When :
Sunday, February 1, at 19 opening of the ticket office and the tour starts at 19.30
Price : 13 EUR, participation is free for children up to 12 years Indoor parking : Free Booking 347.046.40.60 Carmen
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