Discover the practice of amateur astronomy by sharing a night at the Observatory with the astronomers on stage. We invite you to share with us one night at the Observatory. To make it profitable and you exceed the simple position of observer, we join us around 5 pm. An astro presenter will then present you the various telescopes and will introduce you to their manipulation. You can also participate in the comments made by other astronomers. You can then sleep on the spot and share the lunch, the next day with residents.
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Description

We propose to share with us one night at the observatory.

For it to be suitable and go beyond the simple position of observer, we suggest you join us around 17h. An astro animator will introduce you the different telescopes and their manipulation. You can participate in the preparation of a night of observations using stellar guides and atlases in collaboration with amateur astronomers present.

 After a good meal, you will be ready for a full night of astronomy. It will begin with a small revision of the constellations of the summer sky, and the observation of some astronomical objects: star clusters, nebulae (large clouds of interstellar gas), planetary nebulae, galaxies and planets according to their visibility on the date detention.

On the basis of the preparation made at the end of the afternoon, we can then assist you in the manipulation of telescopes and carry out the first astronomical observations you have chosen. You can also participate in observations made by other astronomers.

You can then sleep on site and share the next day's lunch with the residents

Equipement(s)

  1. Parking
  2. Toilets
  3. Sustainable development

Service(s)

  1. Pets welcome

Type(s) of accommodation

  1. Gîte

Accommodation Form

Full board

Oppening periods

From 04/08 to 19/08/2018 at 5 PM.

Prices

Family: from 70 €.

Payment Methods

  1. Cheque
  2. Cash
  3. Credit transfer

Location

Located by car, 20 minutes far from La Grave and 15 mn from Villar d ' Arène. Take a small road on your left in the direction of the col du Lautaret on the D1091 road at the level of a "shed" whose frontage is painted and drawn with the pattern of the Astroguindaine.

Nights at the Observatory Astroguindaine
Villar d'Arène