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From: 10/08/2018 - To: 12/08/2018

Vicolo Baciadonne, 1 - 40017 San Giovanni in Persiceto (BO)

Date of last update: 26/07/2018, 11:50

The Museo del Cielo e della Terra  of San Giovanni in Persiceto dedicates three nights to shooting stars observation, with free admittance to the Municipal Observatory Giorgio Abetti and the opportunity to spend the night lying on the lawn surrounding the Observatory hill, in the hope to spot the light trail of shooting stars.

An occasion to watch the sky through the telescope set in one of the most important astronomical area of Italy, with the help of the amateurs astronomers of the Astrofili Persicetani group.

The Municipal Observatory Giorgio Abetti, located in the Museo del Cielo e della Terra next to the Planetarium, features an heliostat and a reflecting telescope that allows you to see shadows and craters on the moon, the phases of Mercury and Venus the ice poles of Mars, cloudy bands and Jupiter Galilean satellites. A towel or mat is recommended in order to sit on the grass.

  • From: 10/08/2018
  • To: 12/08/2018

Free entrance, reservation not required