Astronomical observatory "Terrazza delle stelle", Viote del Monte Bondone



The astronomical observatory "the Terrace of the Stars" is located in Viote of Monte Bondone, far from the urban lights and a few kilometers from Trento. It is an ideal place for observing the night sky. It is equipped with powerful telescopes which with the guidance of experienced operators become powerful instruments to admire the sky. Astronomical observations are accompanied by concerts of classical and light music, animations, scientific theater, shows, children's stories, and courses in astronomy.

By day, the protagonist is the Sun, revealing its spectacular face thanks to telescopes with special filters.
The observatory dome is made of polished steel that creates a striking mirror effect: the panorama of day and night are reflected on the dome, a metaphor of the relationship between heaven and earth, as old as man.

The main instrument of the observatory is a computer controlled reflector telescope of 80cm diameter, which along with other 6 pieces of equipment allow you to observe the sky in all its glory. The terrace is open for the events you can find in the agenda and by appointment throughout the year.

 
 
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T. +39 0461 270311
F. +39 0461 270322
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The astronomical observatory is open during events and activities and by appointment throughout the year.
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Free access to the Terrace of the Stars.
Prices for most of the activities:
Normal: 3,50 €
Reduced: 2,50 €
Family [from 15.10.2015]:
Two parents with underage children: 7,00 €
One parent with underage children: 3,50 €

Free admission for children 14 years or younger
 
Come arrivare
From Trento
SP 85 road in the direction of Monte Bondone Viotte
Via Sardagna - Candriai - Vaneze - Vason
Or via Sopramonte - Candriai - Vaneze - Vason
Via the Monte Bondone bus

From Riva del Garda
SS 45 bis road Gardesana west direction Trento, SP 84 Valle di Cavedine direction Monte Bondone