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L'Atelier solaire (Nantes, Pays de la Loire, France)
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member LeBourguignon
N 47° 12.126 W 001° 34.637
30T E 607753 N 5228604
Quick Description: [FR] Concept de sculptures astronomiques située à Nantes. [EN] Concept of astronomical sculptures located in Nantes.
Location: Pays de la Loire, France
Date Posted: 11/4/2018 12:34:26 PM
Waymark Code: WMZFQJ
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Outspoken1
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Long Description:
[FR] Concept de sculptures astronomiques située à Nantes.
Le square Moisan est composé de deux terrasses successives orientées vers la Loire. La partie supérieure accueille le Planétarium et la partie inférieure illustre un concept singulier de sculptures astronomiques. On y voit les phases de la Lune, les éclipses, les saisons, la course apparente du Soleil et le périple des planètes.
Les sculptures retracent les découvertes faites par Hipparque, Kepler et d’autres astronomes.
[EN] Concept of astronomical sculptures located in Nantes.
Square Moisan is composed of two successive terraces oriented towards the Loire. The upper part hosts the Planetarium and the lower part illustrates a singular concept of astronomical sculptures. We can see the phases of the Moon, the eclipses, the seasons, the apparent course of the Sun and the journey of the planets.
The sculptures trace the discoveries made by Hipparchus, Kepler and other astronomers.
Scientific Principle(s) being demonstrated:
[FR] On y voit les phases de la Lune, les éclipses, les saisons, la course apparente du Soleil et le périple des planètes. [EN] We can see the phases of the Moon, the eclipses, the seasons, the apparent course of the Sun and the journey of the planets.


Briefly explain if the experiment was effective for you. Could it have been better?:
[FR] Le principe de sculptures en 3 dimensions permet de se positionner à différents endroits du système solaire ce qui permet une meilleure compréhension. [EN] The principle of 3-dimensional sculptures makes it possible to position oneself in different places of the solar system which allows a better understanding.


When is the apparatus/experiment available to the public:
[FR] Printemps - du 15 janvier au 19 mars : 8h45 à 18h00 Été - du 20 mars au 22 octobre : 8h45 à 19h30 Automne - du 23 octobre au 17 novembre : 8h45 à 18h00 Hiver - du 18 novembre au 14 janvier : 8h45 à 17h00 [EN] Spring - 15 January to 19 March: 08:45 to 18:00 Summer - from March 20th to October 22nd: 8:45 am to 7:30 pm Fall - October 23 to November 17: 08:45 to 18:00 Winter - 18 November to 14 January: 08:45 to 17:00


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