Keplerwarte am Goetheanum - Dornach, SO, Switzerland
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member fi67
N 47° 29.105 E 007° 37.370
32T E 396252 N 5259991
Quick Description: The observatory of the Goetheanum in Dornach.
Location: Solothurn, Switzerland
Date Posted: 6/13/2017 1:54:11 AM
Waymark Code: WMVYYB
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member snaik
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Long Description:
EN: The the School of Spiritual Science at the Goetheanum in Dornach also has a Section for Mathematics and Astronomy, which has operated a observatory since 1923. The present site the "Keplerwarte" was opened in 1958 about 200 meters east of the Goetheanum. The telescope is a Astrophysics Starfire Apochromate (7.1 "), it is located in the wooden annex with the movable roof.

In case of clear skies, observing evenings with an lecture on astronomy as an introduction are organized on request.

DE: Die Freie Hochschule für Geisteswissenschaft am Goetheanum in Dornach hat auch eine mathematisch-astronomische Sektion, die seit 1923 eine Sternwarte betreibt. Der heutige Standort die Keplerwarte wurde 1958 etwa 200 Meter östliche des Goetheanums eröffnet. Das Teleskop ist eine Astro Physics Starfire Apochromate (7,1"), es befindet sich in dem hölzernen Anbau mit dem verschiebbaren Dach.

Bei klarem Himmel werden auf Anfrage Beobachtungsabende mit einem Astronomievortrag veranstaltet.
Observatory Purpose: Research

Optical / Infrared Telescopes?: Yes

Radio Telescopes?: No

Solar Telescopes?: No

Open to the Public?: Yes

Is this a Club Observatory?: No

Public Viewing Allowed?: Yes

Active Observatory?: Active

Number of Telescopes or Antennas: 2

Site URL: [Web Link]

Year Dedicated or Opened: 1958

Altitude (meters): Not Listed

Visit Instructions:
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