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Observatoire de Haute-Provence

04870 Saint-Michel-l'Observatoire, France
+33 4 92 70 64 00
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Astronomy and Telescopes in rural France...

For anyone interested in astronomy and/or moderately large telescopes this is a superb place to... read more

Reviewed yesterday
random_atom
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London, United Kingdom
Interesting ? (day time visit)

Possibly very interesting (if you speak French), not so good if you don't. A small info sheet is... read more

Reviewed 14 September 2017
Richard M
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Norwich, United Kingdom
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“Astronomy and Telescopes in rural France...”
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“Interesting ? (day time visit)”
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04870 Saint-Michel-l'Observatoire, France
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Reviewed yesterday

For anyone interested in astronomy and/or moderately large telescopes this is a superb place to visit. It is a little out of the way, but there is ample parking. Visiting is allowed only on particular days/times, so be sure to check before planning your visit....More

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Reviewed 14 September 2017

Possibly very interesting (if you speak French), not so good if you don't. A small info sheet is given to non - French visitors. There is a film to watch then a very long visit to the telescope. There is no viewing through it or...More

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Reviewed 29 July 2017

For anyone interested in astronomy this is a pilgrimage site. The first exoplanet was discovered here and the observatory maintains its position in the forefront of the research with new technological developments and major programs. The visitor will find the staff welcoming, the displays informative...More

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Reviewed 6 July 2015

it is really interesting to visit this place!! first you have a lecture about stars and castellation, after you go outside to find canstellation yourself and after you look in several telescopes to see extraodinary stars and planets!

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