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Byurakan Astrophysical Observatory

Byurakan, Armenia
+374 91 195903
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“soviet era” (2 reviews)
“telescope” (3 reviews)
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Byurakan, Armenia
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Reviewed 5 February 2018

During the tour we learned a lot of very interesting things about stars and space and details about research process. At night we enjoyed awesome observation of moon, stars and planets by telescope.

1  Thank Դանիել Բ
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Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

So lucky. I've been hosted a couple of days in an astronomic space observatory from the soviet era, on the slope of Mt Aragats. Still working but half abandoned, it's a gorgeous mix of Kubrick's Shining views, Sci Fi suggestions, and ostalgic XFiles. In 1971...More

Thank MirkoSpino
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Reviewed 18 September 2016

The Byurakan observatory during the Sovied times was the home of the second larger telescope with 2.6 diameter lens. The observatory still holds 2 Schmidt telescope with 1m and 0,5m diameter lens, as well as number of minor ones 30-40 cm. The observatory was founded...More

Thank Aram K
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Reviewed 29 July 2016

Nice lcoation if you have interest in Byurakan Astrophysical Observatory. You can see how science works.

1  Thank Erdna S
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Reviewed 21 September 2015

I was part of a group of 15 people who visited in September 2015. We made a reservation in advance. Upon arrival we were promptly greeted by an astronomer who took us down a a number of unlit pathways to a building housing two telescopes...More

2  Thank patrickmeyer
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