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Štefanik's Astronomical Observatory

Petřín Hill astronomical observatory
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The astronomical observatory on the Petřín Hill was completed and opened to the public in 1930 and is named after Milan Rostislav Štéfánik, a Slovak astronomer, general, pilot and cofounder of the Czechoslovak

state. In the main dome there is a massive Weiss Telescope with a 400 millimeters mirror.
Good weather allowing, it is possible to observe the sun and its spots and at night the moon and other planets.

GPS: 50° 4′ 52.79″ N, 14° 23′ 52.34″ E

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Ulice Petřín 201 Město Praha 1


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