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Sternwarte - Binningen, BL, Switzerland
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member fi67
N 47° 32.451 E 007° 34.997
32T E 393386 N 5266243
Quick Description: The observatory of "Astronimischer Verein Basel" located in Binningen just South of Basel.
Location: Basel Landschaft, Switzerland
Date Posted: 6/29/2009 8:09:53 AM
Waymark Code: WM6P0Q
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member snaik
Views: 5

Long Description:
This used to be the astronomical institute of the University of Basel. The AVB took over the facilitites.

There are free public observations every Friday 21:00 - 23:00
Solar observation: 1st Sunday of the month 14:00 - 16:00
Both only when the sky is clear.
Observatory Purpose: Research

Optical / Infrared Telescopes?: Yes

Radio Telescopes?: No

Solar Telescopes?: Yes

Open to the Public?: Yes

Is this a Club Observatory?: Yes

Public Viewing Allowed?: Yes

Active Observatory?: Active

Number of Telescopes or Antennas: 3 to 5

Site URL: [Web Link]

Year Dedicated or Opened: 1929

Altitude (meters): Not Listed

Visit Instructions:
Note the time of day of your visit, and your own photo of your favorite part of the observatory. This might be the view from the observatory, picture of your favorite building or favorite exhibit. (Be mindful of flash photography rules!)

If you participated in an observing session, let everyone know what you saw!

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